North Iowa mass murderer Dustin Honken executed
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Breaking news this afternoon ?*- north iowa mass murderer and drug dealer dustin honken is now dead?
"* put to de federal pen in terre haute indiana.
He is the first defendant in an iowa case to be put to death since the sixties.
Kimt news three's calyn thompson joins us now with more details about honken's final moments.xxx george ?
"* honken died by lethl injection.
The bureau of prisons says he was pronounced dead at 4:36 eastern time this afternoon.
Our sister station in indiana had a reporter assigned as a media witness to the execution.
She says that in his final moments ?
"* honken recited a poem followed by a prayer that said "mary mother of god, pray for me."
Honken was convicted in 2004 for killing five people including 2 young girls... as part of a plan to thwart a federal investigation into his drug operation.
He had been on death row since 2005... and is the third iowa struck the death penalty from state statutes in 19?
"*65, but honken was eligible for the death penalty under u?
"*s law because he