Tag: Executions

  • Records: 2 people running knew the drugs weren’t tested

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — At least two people linked to an execution in Tennessee that was abruptly put on hold last month knew the previous night that lethal injection drugs the state planned to use had not passed required testing, according to newly released records. Citing an ‘oversight’, Gov. Bill Lee had canceled the execution […]

  • Clarence Dixon dies in first execution in Arizona since 2014

    FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man convicted of the 1978 murder of a student was put to death on Wednesday after a nearly eight-year hiatus in the state’s use of the death penalty sparked by an execution that critics say was botched – and the difficulty state officials faced in sourcing lethal injection drugs. […]