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Robert, Moeller executions cost the state $120,000

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In 2012, two South Dakota inmates were executed within two weeks of each other, at the cost $120,000.

In an email to KSFY News, Mark Winder, with the South Dakota Department of Corrections, stated the executions of convicted killers Eric Robert and Donald Moeller each cost the state approximately $60,000.

According to Winder's report, the personal services for Eric Robert cost $43,956.38 and Operating Expenses cost $16,571.49, for a total cost of $60,527.87.

In the Donald Moeller execution, Person Services cost $38,351.56 and Operating Expenses were $22,269.08, for a total of $60,620.64.

Robert and Moeller were executed October 15 and October 30, respectively.

Click here to read more about Eric Robert's sentence and execution. 

Click here to read more about Donald Moeller's sentence and execution. 

 

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