Prolonged Execution by New Drug Cocktail fo Ohio Killer


Deborah Denno comments to Agence France-Presse on the execution of Dennis McGuire, in which he struggled and gasped for air for at least 10 minutes as he was put to death using a controversial new drug cocktail, according to witnesses.

“In light of the length and disturbing descriptions of Dennis McGuire’s execution, in addition to the range of lethal injection complications reported in other states, it appears that this country’s lethal injection procedure is more egregious and problematic than it ever has been,” said Deborah Denno from the Fordham University School of Law.

Read the entire Agnece France-Presse story.


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