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Nevada Death Row Inmate's Planned Execution Using Fentanyl Suspended

Scott Dozier would have become the first death row inmate in the U.S. to be executed with the synthetic opioid fentanyl. But hours before the planned execution on Wednesday, a Nevada judge suspended the execution. The announcement comes after questions about how Nevada’s Department of Corrections got its hands on the drugs.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young talks about the case with Maurice Chammah (@MauriceChammah), staff writer for The Marshall Project.

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