Convicted Jeffrey Landrigan, has been executed on Tuesday at the Arizona Prison, after there was an official green light by the US Supreme Court. Jeffrey was given a dose of lethal injection, and was pronounced dead at 10.26 am on Tuesday. The lower court had asked for a stay over Jeffrey’s execution, as the attorney’s state that they needed full detail of the drugs which will be used during the execution process.
According to the defense attorney, the drugs which would be administered to Jeffrey were not authorized by the US Food And Drug Administration. If these drugs were not legal, then the execution of Jeffrey would be considered improper and inhuman. Landrigan was was convicted of murder, for killing Chester Dean Dyer, in the year 1989.
In the year 1990, he was pronounced a death sentence, which was carried out on Tuesday. According to the Attorney General, the drugs administered to Jeffrey were of British origin, and the US Supreme court has termed the drugs safe to be used in the execution process. Earlier this week Jeffrey had filed a suit against his execution, stating that these drugs would be causing him great pain and discomfort during the execution.