Source: The Hill
Daniel Lewis Lee on Tuesday became the first federal prisoner executed in more than 17 years, just hours after the Supreme Court struck down a last-minute attempt to stay the execution in a 5-4 decision.
Lee, 47, a white supremacist, was executed by lethal injection at the federal prison in Terre Haute, Ind., according to the Bureau of Prisons.
Lee faced the death penalty for his role in the murder of a family of three back in 1996.
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