He had asked to be euthanized by nitrogen, but that method is not used in the state of Alabama.
Postponement, at the last minute literally, came into effect death row inmate at USA and specifically in the Alabama prison, as he is afraid of injections!
THE Alan Eugene Miller he had asked to be executed with nitrogen, as he has a phobia of needles. Prison commissioners in Alabama even claimed they had trouble finding his veins.
Miller’s execution was temporarily blocked, but the decision was overturned by the Supreme Court, meaning that he had to be taken for execution. Her warrant even expired at midnight.
According to “Mirror” but Miller’s execution was called off “just minutes” before the warrant expired, with reporters and family members awaiting the execution, which never took place despite the Supreme Court’s “green light”.
Miller had asked to be executed by nitrogen, but a judge blocked the killer’s choice, saying “the execution method is not ready to be used in the state of Alabama». Miller has a phobia – as he says – of needles, so the execution was postponed.
Miller claims he submitted a form declaring his choice for execution, however, state officials deny seeing the paper.
U.S. District Judge Austin Huffaker prevented the Alabama District Court from putting Miller to death, stating, “Miller will likely suffer irreparable injury by being denied the opportunity to die by his chosen method. Instead he will be forced to be executed by a method he tried to avoid and which he claims will be painful for him.”
Miller was sentenced to death after killing three men at a workplace in 1999.