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Joan M. Cheever stood about 5 feet from Walter Williams when he was executed Oct. 5, 1994.

She often wondered what would have happened to the convicted murderer had he not been put to death by lethal injection that day.

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"I thought the answer had died with Walter," Cheever told the Bemidji Rotary Club at its Monday meeting.

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