Ohio

Ohio Man Facing Never-Tried Execution Method

Manufacturer of drug usually used in the process no longer allows it to be used in executions

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A condemned Ohio killer facing a never-tried lethal injection method has arrived at the state death house a day ahead of his scheduled execution.

The Department of Rehabilitation and Correction plans to use a combination of a sedative and a painkiller to put Dennis McGuire to death for the 1989 rape and fatal stabbing of Joy Stewart in Preble County in western Ohio.

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