Medical Expert Testifies In Lethal Injection Hearing

Chemicals, BiomedicalOn Sept. 1, 61-year-old Manuel Valle is set to become the first death row inmate executed in Florida using a three-drug cocktail that includes the barbiturate pentobarbital.  An expert witness testifying for Valle said pentobarbital is untested and may cause pain.

Valle is scheduled to be executed for shooting and killing a Coral Gables police officer 33 years ago.

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