US Supreme Court agrees with a death row inmate who chose to be shot

The US Supreme Court ruled in favor on Thursday. Michael Nancea prisoner Sentenced to death in the state of Georgiawho asked death shot rather than being executed by lethal injection.

With five votes in favor and four against, the supreme court upheld the obedience of the prisoner’s will. finds lethal injection more painful than shooting.

Lethal injection is the only method of execution provided under Georgia law, although firing squads are available in other states of the country.

The majority of the court held that persons sentenced to death suggest an alternative method of execution reduces the “risk of severe pain”.

He also argued that this method could be a method provided in a state other than the one that sentenced the convict.

According to local media, Nance was arrested for murder after robbing a bank in 1993. she claims her veins are weak and this lethal injection causes unbearable damage.

In 2017, Georgia executed an inmate who wanted to die by shooting, but the Supreme Court denied it at the time.

Source: Informacion

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