Kentucky Death Row Inmate Challenges Lethal Injection

Another Kentucky death row inmate is challenging lethal injection.

Gregory L. Wilson says that giving an inmate the drug Valium interferes with the lethal three-drug coctail.

He also claims that inmates cannot make an intelligent choice between lethal injection and electrocution because the state does not provide enough information for each method.

Wilson's challenge is at least the third in Kentucky.

The US Supreme Court has scheduled arguments in January in the case of his fellow death row inmates, Ralph S. Baze and Thomas Clyde Bowling.

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  • by bev Location: nevada on Apr 18, 2008 at 09:16 AM
    how could valium, or any benzodiazepine, interfere with barbiturate overdose? this two-drug cocktail is the best for animal euthanasia.
  • by Faye Location: Harlan on Mar 26, 2008 at 09:33 PM
    what about the cruel punishment that was inacted on the victims and their families?]At least the death row inmates are alive.
  • by Wesley Location: Hicks on Nov 23, 2007 at 04:49 PM
    I think if you do the crime you are going to face rhe quncenquncies!
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