Tennessee Death Row Inmates Request Death By Firing Squad

Tennessee Death Row Inmates Request Death By Firing Squad

The electric chair at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville, Tenn., which was chosen by a prisoner last week. Like him, four other inmates have challenged the use of drug executions by opting for other methods.The request followed the execution of another inmate who chose the electric chair rather than lethal injection. Only three states still allow the use of firing squads as a means of execution.

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Source: NPR
Tennessee Death Row Inmates Request Death By Firing Squad

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