Georgia postpones woman's execution, citing issue with lethal injection drug

March 3, 2015 4:36 AM

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Georgia postpones woman's execution, citing issue with lethal injection drug

FILE -In this Tuesday, July 6, 2004, file photo, Kelly Gissendaner, the only woman on Georgia's death row, peers through the slot in her cell door as a guard brings her a cup of ice at Metro State Prison in Atlanta. Gissendaner was convicted of murder in the February 1997 stabbing death of her husband. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Bita Honarvar, File)

Georgia postponed what would have been its first execution of a woman in 70 years late Monday, citing an issue with the drug that would have been used in the lethal injection.

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