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Death penalty stuck in limbo in Tenn.

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Death penalty stuck in limbo in Tenn.

The state had to turn over its stock of sodium thiopental to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration because of allegations it may have been obtained illegally from an unregulated overseas supplier

By Brian Haas
Chattanooga Times Free Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee has 86 killers on death row and no way to execute them after the state's supply of a key lethal injection drug was seized by the federal government.

Now, Tennessee has to make a death penalty decision.

Full story:Death penalty stuck in limbo in Tenn.

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