Arizona officials say a murderer who was sentenced to death has died nearly two hours after his execution started.
Lawyers for two Arizona death row prisoners on Wednesday asked the state Department of Corrections for information about the source of drugs for any upcoming executions.
A joint panel turned down a request by state corrections chief Greg Cox to build the $700,000 chamber at the Ely State Prison.
An attorney for Jodi Arias on Thursday told the jury deciding the former waitress’s fate to consider factors including her age, troubled upbringing and talent as an artist, and show her mercy for killing her boyfriend five years ago.
An inmate was executed Wednesday after being convicted of murdering two 13-year-old girls in a ghost town where they were raped, strangled and stabbed before being dumped in a partly flooded mine shaft.