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Death Sentence Commuted

04 Nov
An artist's depiction of the execution of Scot...

An artist’s depiction of the execution of Scott, 1870 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

On November 4, 1873, Ambroise Lepine was given the death sentence for executing Thomas Scott during the Red River Rebellion. The sentence was later commuted, and he served two years in prison.

For more on Thomas Scott, Online Canadian Encyclopedia.

For more on Ambroise Lepine, Online Canadian Encyclopedia.

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