Central Prison

Politics & Government
11:03 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Wake County Superior Court Must Decide Who Picks Execution Drug

North Carolina's death row inmates are housed at Central Prison in Raleigh.
Credit North Carolina Department of Public Safety

The North Carolina Court of Appeals sent back to a lower court on Tuesday a case over who decides how death row prisoners are executed.  The court says the case has changed too much for it to make an   opinion.  It started out with four death-row inmates who said the state’s method of execution was cruel and unusual.

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