‘He’d still be alive!’ Ledell Lee executed – but evidence may prove his innocence
Arkansas executed Ledell Lee in 2017. New testing has found that the murder weapon contained another man’s DNA.
DNA ledell lee'>Evidence Suggests Ledell Lee Was Innocent of Murder for Which He Was Executed in 2017
New DNA tests linked another suspect in a murder for which a Black man was executed in 2017. Arkansas expedited Ledell Lee's execution as its lethal drugs were expiring. Experts told @innocence evidence at trial was "seriously flawed." Advocates are pushing for more findings.
167 innocent people have been exonerated from death row since 1976. There is strong evidence to suggest that innocent people have been executed, including Ledell. This should never happen.