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World Today in History: January 13

10:41  13 january  2020
10:41  13 january  2020 Source:   msn.com

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A Death Row inmate is ready to bite the bullet.

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Convicted murdered Michael Wade Nance is asking to be executed by firing squad rather than lethal injection, arguing it would cause “excruciating pain” due to a vein problem.

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Nance was convicted of malice murder and other crimes for the 1993 Georgia murder of Gabor Baologh after robbing a bank, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

“There is an alternative method of execution that is feasible and readily implemented which will significantly reduce or eliminate the substantial risk of severe pain to Mr. Nance,” reads the lawsuit.

On Wednesday, Nance’s attorney filed a complaint the arguing his client’s veins were “unsuitable” for injection because they are hard to see, heavily scarred and have “thin walls,” reported CNN on Saturday.

If the state were to attempt lethal injection, Nance’s veins could “lose their structural integrity . . . leading to the leakage of the lethal injection drug into the surrounding tissue,” the suit contends.

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Gwinnett County District Attorney Danny Porter is OK with death by shooting.

“If (Nance) needs a firing squad, then let him have it,” said Porter. “It’s certainly a unique request.”

The last execution by firing squad took place 10 years ago in Utah, one of only three states — Mississippi and Oklahoma being the others — that allow executions by guns.

Nance robbed the Tucker Federal Bank in Lilburn, Ga., on Dec. 18, 1993, ran from the bank and then shot and killed Balogh, who was backing his car out of a parking space at a newarby liquor store, according to reports..

The bullet struck Balogh’s left elbow before ricocheting into his chest, reported the Journal-Constitution.

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