Florida executes inmate using unproven sedative

Florida executes inmate using unproven sedativeThe state of Florida on Thursday executed its first death row inmate in nearly two years, using a lethal injection cocktail that had never been tried before in the United States. Mark Asay, 53, was sentenced to death in 1988 for a racially motivated double murder in Jacksonville, Florida a year earlier. The execution was carried out at 6:22 pm (2222 GMT), the Florida Department of Corrections said.



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