Attorneys for an inmate scheduled to be executed Wednesday said murderers put to death in Georgia and other states in recent months had experienced intense pain because in ineffective new sedative leads off the three-drug cocktail, causing the condemn unconstitutional suffering when the next two drugs are injected.
Those claims were made in federal court Tuesday as lawyers tried to stop Wednesday's execution of Andrew Grant DeYoung. DeYoung is scheduled to die at 7 p.m. for murdering his parents and his 15-year-old sister in 1993. Cobb County prosecutors said DeYoung, then 19 and a student at Kennesaw State University, wanted to invest his inheritance in a business. More PrisonerPal.com True Crime Today Magazine Subscriptions for Prisoners since 1975