US murderer Ronnie Lee Gardner executed by firing squad


A convicted murderer in the US state of Utah has been executed by firing squad, the first person to be put to death there in such a manner in more than 14 years.

Ronnie Lee Gardner, 49, chose the firing squad as his method of execution before it was banned by Utah in 2004.

Rajesh Mirchandani reports.

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