Arizona hands over execution drug info to court - Fox 2 News Headlines

Arizona hands over execution drug info to court

Updated:
Edward Schad Edward Schad
Robert Glen Jones Jr. Robert Glen Jones Jr.
  • Crime & JusticeMore>>

  • Arizona man facing death penalty in murder case

    Arizona man facing death penalty in murder case

    Bryan HulseyBryan Hulsey
    Jurors have determined that a man convicted of murder in the 2007 shooting of a Glendale police officer qualifies for the death penalty.
    Jurors have determined that a man convicted of murder in the 2007 shooting of a Glendale police officer qualifies for the death penalty.
  • Upskirt video victim speaks out

    Upskirt video victim speaks out

    Clinton HollisterClinton Hollister
    A woman who says she was one of the victims of a man videotaping up women's skirts is speaking out about that awful experience.She says she knew something wasn't right when the man kept creeping up to her in the aisles of the store.
    A woman who says she was one of the victims of a man videotaping up women's skirts is speaking out about that awful experience.She says she knew something wasn't right when the man kept creeping up to her in the aisles of the store.
  • Man indicted in fatal freeway crash in Gilbert

    Man indicted in fatal freeway crash in Gilbert

    A man has been indicted in a freeway crash last year that killed a passenger in his car and injured an Arizona Department of Public Safety worker.
    A man has been indicted in a freeway crash last year that killed a passenger in his car and injured an Arizona Department of Public Safety worker.

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona has handed over information on the execution drug it plans on using in two upcoming executions after a judge ordered the release.

The documents filed in federal court in Phoenix Saturday show the pentobarbital to be used at Wednesday's execution of Edward Schad and that of Robert Glen Jones Jr. on Oct. 23 expires in November. It comes from Denmark-based Lundbeck, Inc., which stopped selling it for executions in July 2011.

Lawyers for the inmates were worried the state may not have unexpired, FDA approved drugs. Arizona uses just one drug in its executions.

U.S. District Judge Roslyn Silver ordered the release Friday. Federal public defender Dale Baich says he doesn't know why the state tried to hide the information.

Last-minute appeals are ongoing for both inmates.

Related stories:

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Didn't find what
you were looking for?

Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices