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Judge denies Oklahoma death row inmate's request for stay

 

November 24, 2021



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday denied a death row inmate's request for a stay of execution, paving the way for him to receive a lethal injection next month.

Bigler Stouffer II, 79, and his attorneys argued that the state's current three-drug lethal injection protocol poses the risk of subjecting him to unconstitutional pain and suffering. Stouffer also says he should be included among other death row plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit challenging the state's lethal injection protocols. That case is set to go to trial in February.

Judge Stephen Friot on Tuesday rejected Stou...



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