Pharma firm seeks to halt execution of murderer due to be killed by lethal cocktail never before used in US
A pharmaceutical firm that does not want its products used in “botched” lethal injections, is seeking to halt the execution of a convicted killer, scheduled to be put to death with a lethal cocktail combination never before used in the US. The state of Nevada is scheduled to put to death Scott Dozier, who has dropped all appeals and said he wants to die, even if he suffers pain during the process.
10 July, 2018 Nevada to become first state to execute inmate with fentanyl The execution chamber at Ely State prison in Ely, Nevada, which plans to kill Scott Dozier using fentanyl. Nevada plans to carry out the first execution using fentanyl, a drug at the heart of the US opioid epidemic, on Wednesday. The state intends to...
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