2015 Mississippi Code
Title 99 - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
Chapter 19 - JUDGMENT, SENTENCE, AND EXECUTION
IN GENERAL
§ 99-19-51 - Manner of execution of death sentence

MS Code § 99-19-51 (2015) What's This?

The manner of inflicting the punishment of death shall be by continuous intravenous administration of a lethal quantity of an ultra short-acting barbiturate or other similar drug in combination with a chemical paralytic agent until death is pronounced by the county coroner where the execution takes place or by a licensed physician according to accepted standards of medical practice.

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