Family friends of murder victim Ronald "R.J." Johnson gather outside the South Dakota Penitentiary in Sioux Falls, S.D., on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in anticipation of the execution of Eric Robert, Johnson's killer. Robert pleaded guilty in the April 12, 2011, slaying of a guard during a failed prison escape and asked to be put to death, saying he would kill again. He was scheduled to die by lethal injection at 10 p.m. at the State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls_ the state's first execution in five years and only the second in more than half a century. Jennifer Doese, with flag, her sister-in-law Tonya Doese and Tonya's daughter, Rachel Doese, stand together. (AP Photo/Amber Hunt)
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