Texas Running Out Of Lethal Injection Cocktail

HuntsvilleUnitHuntsvilleTX(Reuters) – Texas, the state with the highest execution rate in the country, is running out of a sedative used in its three-drug cocktail for lethal injections for the second time in 13 months, a state official said on Thursday.

Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark confirmed that the state’s supply of pentobarbital, which has been used in the execution of condemned killers in the state since July 2012, will reach its expiration date in September.

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