Georgia Lethal Injection Kelly Gissendaner Execution Postponed

March 3, 2015 8:33 PM

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Georgia Lethal Injection Kelly Gissendaner Execution Postponed

Georgia indefinitely postponed two executions Tuesday to allow officials to analyze its current batch of lethal injection drugs, which “appeared cloudy” prior to an execution that had been scheduled Monday night.

The execution of Kelly Gissendaner, who would’ve been the first woman put to death in the state in 70 years, was called off by the Georgia Department of Corrections Monday night after the state discovered its supply of pentobarbital, a short-acting barbiturate, looked murky.

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