(Neb)-Corrections Director Says Moore Execution Just Like Others He's Seen
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Even though it was the state that executed Carey Dean Moore, the fact that he died while in custody triggered triggered a Nebraska law requiring a grand jury jury investigation.
A Lancaster County grand jury concluded 3 weeks ago that the 60-year old Moore died of respiratory failure due to toxicity from multiple drugs, but its report wasn't released until Thursday.
The report included the testimony of Nebraska Corrections Director Scott Frakes, who said the execution was similar to others he has witnessed and that Moore never appeared to be in pain.
Frakes said Moore breathed heavily as the first of four lethal injection drugs was administered, then began to snore but made no other sounds. Moore said everything he saw was consistent with his past experiences.
Moore was put to death August 14 for the 1979 murders of Omaha cab drivers Maynard Helgeland and Reuel Van Ness Jr.
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