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Fla. to use new execution drug today


Florida is set to use an new drug for a lethal injection today which is causing a bit of controversy.

William Happ is sentenced to death for the kidnapping, raping, and killing a 21-year-old woman in Fort Lauderdale.

The first drug in today's execution will be one that's never been tested for lethal injection.     Legal experts say the question is whether it will make an inmate unconscious before two more powerful drugs take effect. If it doesn't, it would cause the inmate to be in a lot of pain during the second two injections which induce paralysis and cardiac arrest.