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Arkansas executes Williams

Kenneth Williams (Source: Arkansas Department of Correction) Kenneth Williams (Source: Arkansas Department of Correction)

According to the Associated Press, Kenneth Williams received a lethal injection Thursday night at the Cummins Unit prison at Varner for killing a former deputy warden after he escaped from prison in 1999.

At the time of his escape in a 500-gallon barrel of hog slop, Williams was serving a life term for killing a college cheerleader, the AP reported. 

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