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Ohio Death Row Inmate Executed

Updated: Wednesday, September 25 2013, 07:38 PM EDT
LUCASVILLE, Ohio (WKRC) -- Ohio uses its last dose of a lethal injection drug to execute a white gunman who spewed racial slurs before shooting a black man and a police officer to death in 1994.

The powerful sedative pentobarbital killed sixty one year old Harry Mitts Junior Wednesday at the state prison in Lucasville.

Ohio's supply of pentobarbital is expiring.  The state expects to announce its new execution method by October fourth.

Mitts killed a neighbor's boyfriend in his suburban Cleveland apartment complex and a police sergeant who responded. Ohio Death Row Inmate Executed


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