Ark. Parole Board denies commutation for killers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Parole Board has denied the commutation requests of two convicted killers.

The board said in a news release Monday that it rejected the requests of Jamie Bowen and Douglas Harper.

The Arkansas Department of Correction website shows Bowen is serving life in prison for first-degree murder in Lonoke County and that Harper is serving 20 years for first-degree murder and robbery in Columbia County.

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