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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Parole board denies Dubose

Convicted murder will wait five years for his next parole hearing


July 8, 2021


Edward Russell Dubose will spend at least another five years in prison after the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Parole denied the Brewton resident's parole from a life sentence for the kidnapping, rape, sodomy and murder of 16-year old Stephanie King in 1988.

Dubose was convicted of capital murder for the 1990 death of King, 16, and was sentenced to death. His conviction was overturned and he later pleaded guilty to murder and given a life sentence with the possibility of parole.

Due to COVID-19 mandates, the public was not allowed to attend the hearing, but letters in advance were accepted....

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