The Latest: Some Support Minnesota Dentist Despite Lion Hunt

The latest on the dentist who killed Cecil the lion during a hunt in Zimbabwe (all times local):

10:50 a.m.

A Minnesota dentist is drawing some support as he returns to work for the first time since he sparked an international outcry by killing a beloved African lion.

Walter Palmer returned Tuesday to his dental practice in suburban Minneapolis. He told The Associated Press on Sunday that his patients and staff want him to return and insisted he did nothing illegal in the killing of the lion known as Cecil.

Among those showing up for appointments on Palmer's first day back was Thomas Dressel.

Dressel's wife is a longtime patient but Dressel himself was a fi