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Parole rescinded: Man convicted of 1988 Leesville member denied because of technicality

By Pamela Sleezer / American Press

The parole for a man convicted of murdering a Leesville woman in 1988 while he was serving as an active duty soldier stationed at Fort Polk has been rescinded. According to the Louisiana Department of Corrections, the decision was made based off of a technicality. In a statement released by the depa ...

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Parole rescinded: Man convicted of 1988 Leesville member denied because of technicality

The parole for a man convicted of murdering a Leesville woman in 1988 while he was serving as an active duty soldier stationed

at Fort Polk has been ...

This combination of undated photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correc ...

Arkansas prepares for 1st double execution in US since 2000

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Scene

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