Ronnie Lee Gardner

Firing squads could be legal again in Utah

A legislative committee passed a bill Wednesday that would allow the state to use a firing squad to execute death row inmates when the drugs necessary for lethal... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014


Could firing squad make a comeback in Utah, elsewhere?

In the wake of botched executions and with lethal injection drugs difficult to find, states around the nation are looking at alternative means of execution. Some, like... Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014


Death row inmate loses latest appeal with Utah Supreme Court

The Utah Supreme Court has rejected the latest appeal from Ralph Leroy Menzies, who has been on death row for 26 years. But his federal court appeals could still take... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014


Firing squad execution halted for Utah inmate

A death row inmate who was set to die this week by firing squad has received a reprieve and is beginning a federal appeals process, state attorneys said Tuesday. Read more »

April 3, 2012


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