Georgia executes Troy Anthony Davis after Supreme Court denies stay

[JURIST] The state of Georgia executed Troy Anthony Davis [advocacy website; JURIST news archive] Wednesday night after his eleventh-hour appeal for clemency was denied [order, PDF] by the US Supreme Court. Davis was put to death by lethal injection, the three-drug cocktail that first put the condemned man in an induced coma through an administration of pentobarbital, followed by an injection of pancuronium bromide. Finally potassium chloride stopped his heart, and Davis was pronounced dead at 23:08 EST. From the…

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