Georgia postpones executions over lethal injection drug

Reuters News
Posted: Mar 03, 2015 2:06 PM

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Two executions in Georgia have been indefinitely postponed after the lethal injection drug the state planned to use "appeared cloudy" before one of the death sentences was due to be carried out, the state's Department of Corrections said on Tuesday.

Corrections officials said new execution dates would be announced for inmates Kelly Renee Gissendaner and Brian Keith Terrell after an analysis of the lethal injection drug is conducted.

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