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#Lethal Injection

# lethal-injection - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Man who claimed his murder trial was tainted by homophobia executed in South Dakota
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Man who claimed his murder trial was tainted by homophobia executed in South Dakota

Nov 5th 2019, 7:17 AM 26,810 Views 34 Comments

63-year-old Charles Rhines was put to death by lethal injection.

# lethal-injection - Friday 23 August, 2019

Florida executes serial killer who targeted gay men along US east coast
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Florida executes serial killer who targeted gay men along US east coast

Aug 23rd 2019, 8:21 AM 23,540 Views 37 Comments

Gary Ray Bowles was captured in 1994.

# lethal-injection - Friday 3 May, 2019

US executes man who shot ex-girlfriend in front of her five-year-old son
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US executes man who shot ex-girlfriend in front of her five-year-old son

May 3rd 2019, 7:36 AM 26,303 Views 42 Comments

He also shot two of the woman’s friends who were present when he entered her home.

# lethal-injection - Friday 12 April, 2019

Alabama had to call off an execution at the last minute after it was unable to lift a court order
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Alabama had to call off an execution at the last minute after it was unable to lift a court order

Apr 12th 2019, 11:09 AM 19,701 Views 26 Comments

The bid to stop the execution centred on the inmate’s request to inhale nitrogen gas rather than face lethal injection.

# lethal-injection - Friday 10 August, 2018

'I just want to say I'm really sorry' - Tennessee executes man who raped and killed a child
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'I just want to say I'm really sorry' - Tennessee executes man who raped and killed a child

Aug 10th 2018, 7:31 AM 45,500 Views 68 Comments

It is the state’s first execution in nearly a decade.

# lethal-injection - Friday 20 April, 2018

83-year-old mail-bomb murderer becomes oldest person executed in the US
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83-year-old mail-bomb murderer becomes oldest person executed in the US

Apr 20th 2018, 8:18 AM 25,010 Views 55 Comments

Killer-of-two Walter Leroy Moody Jr was given a lethal injection last night at the Alabama prison at Atmore.

# lethal-injection - Saturday 20 January, 2018

'I can feel that': First US inmate executed in 2018 claimed drug used to kill him 'burned'
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'I can feel that': First US inmate executed in 2018 claimed drug used to kill him 'burned'

Jan 20th 2018, 2:15 PM 57,916 Views 83 Comments

Anthony Shore was put to death for raping, torturing and murdering three girls in the 1980s and 1990s.

# lethal-injection - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Arkansas struggling to get more lethal injection drugs
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Arkansas struggling to get more lethal injection drugs

Apr 29th 2017, 11:47 AM 12,474 Views 48 Comments

The state’s remaining supply of one of the drugs runs out tomorrow.

# lethal-injection - Friday 28 April, 2017

Arkansas execution spree ends after another man is put to death
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Arkansas execution spree ends after another man is put to death

Apr 28th 2017, 7:04 AM 18,517 Views 33 Comments

The prisoner was seen to convulse 20 times before he died.

# lethal-injection - Saturday 15 April, 2017

US judge blocks plan to execute nine people in 10 days
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US judge blocks plan to execute nine people in 10 days

Apr 15th 2017, 6:34 PM 14,393 Views 46 Comments

The executions have been blocked on foot of a constitutional amendment banning “cruel and unusual punishment”.

# lethal-injection - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Death row inmates file lawsuit to prevent executions of eight men in 10 days
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Death row inmates file lawsuit to prevent executions of eight men in 10 days

Mar 29th 2017, 7:50 AM 19,491 Views 38 Comments

Arkansas has scheduled the executions in order to use its supply of a lethal injection drug before it expires.

# lethal-injection - Saturday 25 March, 2017

US state plans to put eight men to death over 10-day period
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US state plans to put eight men to death over 10-day period

Mar 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 28,084 Views 47 Comments

Arkansas says the unprecedented timetable is necessary because one of the ingredients in the lethal injection will soon expire.

# lethal-injection - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Japanese zoo culls 57 snow monkeys for being crossbred with an "invasive alien species"
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Japanese zoo culls 57 snow monkeys for being crossbred with an "invasive alien species"

Feb 21st 2017, 10:32 PM 25,346 Views 28 Comments

The zoo operator held a memorial service for the monkeys at a nearby Buddhist temple to appease their souls.

# lethal-injection - Monday 9 January, 2017

Ohio obtains hundreds of vials of lethal injection drugs so executions can continue
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Ohio obtains hundreds of vials of lethal injection drugs so executions can continue

Jan 9th 2017, 10:35 PM 15,517 Views 50 Comments

Drugmakers have, by and large, put their drugs off-limits for executions.

# lethal-injection - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Pfizer blocks its drugs from use in US executions
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Pfizer blocks its drugs from use in US executions

May 14th 2016, 8:07 AM 13,553 Views 44 Comments

But it’s not clear how much of an effect the move will have.

# lethal-injection - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Man who killed and drank the blood of a 12-year-old executed in Texas
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Man who killed and drank the blood of a 12-year-old executed in Texas

Apr 7th 2016, 8:19 AM 28,767 Views 64 Comments

Pablo Vasquez had said that he heard voices telling him to drink the boy’s blood.

# lethal-injection - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters
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Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters

Mar 30th 2016, 10:41 AM 27,646 Views 66 Comments

John David Battaglia shot his six and nine-year-old daughters dead as their mother listened helplessly on the phone.

# lethal-injection - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Convicted murderer Romell Broom survived one execution but he now faces a second
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Convicted murderer Romell Broom survived one execution but he now faces a second

Mar 16th 2016, 9:55 PM 26,106 Views 64 Comments

Ohio first tried to execute him in 2009.

# lethal-injection - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Man who shot dead five people in 1997 rampage is executed
# Coy Wesbrook
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Man who shot dead five people in 1997 rampage is executed

Mar 10th 2016, 7:45 AM 25,732 Views 31 Comments

Wesbrook said in his final statement: “I want to say that I am sorry for the pain that I have caused you people”.

# lethal-injection - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Georgia has just executed its oldest death row inmate
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Georgia has just executed its oldest death row inmate

Feb 3rd 2016, 9:12 AM 22,716 Views 59 Comments

Brandon Astor Jones (72) had been in jail for over 36 years.

# lethal-injection - Monday 1 February, 2016

72-year-old man on death row in the US to be executed tomorrow
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72-year-old man on death row in the US to be executed tomorrow

Feb 1st 2016, 10:09 PM 28,352 Views 73 Comments

Brandon Jones has been imprisoned for murder since 1979. He has declined to request a final meal.

# lethal-injection - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Man executed for raping and killing teenage girl 26 years ago
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Man executed for raping and killing teenage girl 26 years ago

Sep 2nd 2015, 3:34 PM 21,836 Views 49 Comments

His victim was just 15 years old when she was murdered.

# lethal-injection - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

"He can rot in hell" - Man who killed girlfriend and her two-year-old with a butcher knife is executed
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"He can rot in hell" - Man who killed girlfriend and her two-year-old with a butcher knife is executed

Jun 10th 2015, 8:08 AM 17,013 Views 25 Comments

Richard Strong’s daughter has said it’s unfair that she should now be orphaned.

# lethal-injection - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Texas executes sixth inmate this year after restocking lethal injection drug
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Texas executes sixth inmate this year after restocking lethal injection drug

Apr 16th 2015, 8:42 AM 11,448 Views 34 Comments

Manuel Garza was sentenced to death for killing a police officer in February 2001 with the officer’s own gun.

# lethal-injection - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Utah politicians vote to bring back firing squads
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Utah politicians vote to bring back firing squads

Mar 11th 2015, 2:20 PM 13,493 Views 63 Comments

However, it has yet to be signed into law.

# lethal-injection - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Slow botched execution of Oklahoma murderer ruled constitutional by US court
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Slow botched execution of Oklahoma murderer ruled constitutional by US court

Dec 23rd 2014, 3:25 PM 16,127 Views 69 Comments

Lawyers had argued that the execution of Clayton Lockett was “prolonged and agonising”

# lethal-injection - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Executioners in Oklahoma's botched execution couldn't inject the needle properly
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Executioners in Oklahoma's botched execution couldn't inject the needle properly

Sep 4th 2014, 9:09 PM 23,839 Views 91 Comments

They injected Clayton Lockett in the flesh instead of the vein and he died of a heart attack 45 minutes later.

# lethal-injection - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Convicted murderer takes two hours to die in botched execution
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Convicted murderer takes two hours to die in botched execution

Jul 24th 2014, 8:01 AM 23,984 Views 126 Comments

Joseph Wood had “been gasping and snorting for more than an hour,” his legal team said.

# lethal-injection - Thursday 15 May, 2014

News organisations take Missouri to court over lethal injection policy
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News organisations take Missouri to court over lethal injection policy

May 15th 2014, 11:08 PM 13,097 Views 65 Comments

The origin of execution drugs has been brought into sharp focus after a number of botched killings.

# lethal-injection - Monday 17 September, 2012

Man who weighs over 34 stone says he's too obese to be executed
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Man who weighs over 34 stone says he's too obese to be executed

Sep 17th 2012, 9:46 PM 25,876 Views 75 Comments

Ohio death row inmate Ronald Post shot and killed a hotel clerk in northern Ohio almost 30 years ago.

# lethal-injection - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Texas executes convicted killer despite claims of low IQ
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Texas executes convicted killer despite claims of low IQ

Aug 8th 2012, 8:51 AM 6,047 Views 66 Comments

Lawyers for 54-year-old Marvin Wilson had argued that he should have been exempt from capital punishment because he had an IQ of 61.

# lethal-injection - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Column: A view to a kill – Why lawyers and judges should witness executions
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Column: A view to a kill – Why lawyers and judges should witness executions

Jul 27th 2011, 7:30 PM 42 Views 30 Comments

Legal analyst Andrew Cohen argues in The Atlantic that legal argument on lethal injections cannot continue without those involved in the debate seeing exactly what happens in the death chamber.

# lethal-injection - Thursday 14 April, 2011

Denmark to lobby US states over use of drugs for death penalty
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Denmark to lobby US states over use of drugs for death penalty

Apr 14th 2011, 8:43 PM 1,207 Views 0 Comments

Minister says she will approach US states which use Danish-made drugs in their lethal injections.