Tennessee child killer to be executed this week in state’s first lethal injection since 2009

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Mail Online—Billy Ray Irick, 59, murdered and raped seven-year-old Paula Dyer in an attack on April 15 1985 and this week has been moved to death watch ahead of his execution on Thursday.

German drug company sues to block US execution: A US state's first-ever lethal injection could be delayed or permanently halted by a German company that said Nebraska may have illegally acquired its drugs. The state plans on using an untested four-drug combination.. A US state's first-ever lethal injection could be delayed or permanently halted by a German company that said Nebraska may have illegally acquired its drugs. The state plans on using an untested four-drug combination.