Death row man Alabama after 35 years were executed
An American death row for 35 years after his death sentence finally executed. The 75-year-old Tommy Arthur knew the time of his death, seven times.
In the eighth time was the execution in Holman prison in the southwest of the state of Alabama at the end of Thursday afternoon at 18.00 hours scheduled. His lawyers tried the execution one more time to avoid.
They had pieces in where they have about possible problems with the substances spoke that Arthur would be killed. So challenged the use of the anesthetic midazolam.
There were a postponement of, but that lasted just 4.5 hours, report local media. The execution by lethal injection was at the end of the evening, however, was carried out. Arthur was shortly after midnight Friday officially declared dead.
Arthur was given the death penalty in 1982 for the murder of the husband of a wife, Judy Wicker, with whom he had a relationship. He was mainly convicted on the basis of her testimony. She said in her trial that she Arthur $ 10,000 it had paid for the murder. Arthur always has his innocence, argued.