State Auditor Looks into Death Penalty Practices

It appears that at least one state official is concerned about Missouri’s death penalty practices.  State Auditor Tom Schweich announced that his office has begun an audit of the Department of Corrections.  While the audit is a routine practice, the auditor has decided to also examine whether or not the Department has followed its own policies and procedures with respect to the execution protocol.  His report is due out this fall.

 

Posted: January 17, 2014

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