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Governor Branstad denies 10 commutation requests

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Governor Terry Branstad has denied commutation requests from 10 inmates currently being held in Iowa prisons, according to his office.

Of the 10 requests, six are serving life sentences for first-degree murder, two are serving life sentences for first-degree kidnapping and two are serving sentences for first-degree robbery.

Here is the list provided by Governor Branstad's office:

Darrell Bizzett, age 64, committed his crime on September 1, 1970, in Woodbury County. He is currently serving a life sentence for Murder – 1st degree.

Rodney Borushaski, age 40, committed his crimes on August 12, 1996, in Polk County. He is currently serving two life sentences for Murder – 1st degree.

Raymond T. Freie, Jr., age 71, committed his crime on August 28, 1981, in Hancock County. He is currently serving a life sentence for Murder – 1st degree.

Mark Greiman, age 51, committed his crime on July 27, 1998, in Cerro Gordo County. He is currently serving a twenty-give year sentence for Robbery – 1st degree (85%).

Kevin Johnson, age 58, committed his crime on June 29, 1980, in Pottawattamie County. He is currently serving a life sentence for Murder – 1st degree.

Ed Shaker Nassif, age 43, committed his crime on September 1, 1990, in Linn County. He is currently serving a life sentence for Murder – 1st degree.

Dee Jay Radeke, age 49, committed his crime on May 31, 1991, in Linn County. He is currently serving a life sentence for Kidnapping – 1st degree.

Robert C. Richey, age 68, committed his crime on May 8, 1996, in Bremer County. He is currently serving a life sentence for Murder – 1st degree.

Arthur Rogers, age 40, committed his crimes January 27, 2000, in Scott County. He is currently serving two twenty year sentences for Robbery – 2nd degree (85%).

Richard T. Steltzer, age 69, committed his crime on February 6, 1979, in Warren County. He is currently serving a life sentence for Kidnapping – 1st degree.

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