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Court upholds Colbert Co. man's death sentence

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Stanley is on death row for killing Henry Earl Smith during a 2005 robbery. Stanley is on death row for killing Henry Earl Smith during a 2005 robbery.
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COLBERT COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals upheld a death sentence in a Colbert County murder case.

The ruling just came out in the case of Anthony Lee Stanley.

The ruling found a judge had sufficient reasons to sentence Stanley to death despite a jury's recommendation of life without parole.

Stanley is on death row for killing Henry Earl Smith during a 2005 robbery.

This was the third time the court has reviewed Stanley's case.

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