A federal appeals court has rejected arguments attempting to stop the execution next month of a condemned Ohio inmate who says he’s too ill for lethal injection.
The 2-1 decision Wednesday by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals comes in the case of Alva Campbell, who’s sentenced to death for a fatal carjacking in Columbus.
The 69-year-old Campbell argues he should be allowed to raise new objections to the state’s lethal-injection process based on recent changes to how it’s carried out.
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