Mariah Timms, Melissa Brown and Josh Keefe, Nashville Tennessean
Fri, May 13, 2022, 7:46 PM
Public records released Friday raise new questions about the now-suspended execution of Oscar Franklin Smith and whether the Tennessee Department of Correction properly followed the state's rules for lethal injection drugs.

The records, obtained by The Tennessean, include text messages between two individuals, whose identities are shielded, about whether the drugs were properly tested in advance.

How would a test be done on lethal injection drugs to see if they work?
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