After prison officials couldn’t find a suitable vein, Alva Campbell’s scheduled execution by lethal injection Tuesday was called off.
Initially, the procedure was delayed for at least 45 minutes as prison officials searched for a suitable vein. “We are going to take our time,” said prisons Director Gary Mohr.
But after witnesses were escorted to their spots just outside the execution chamber, prison officials announced the execution would not take place.
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