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An appellate court wont halt Prices upcoming lethal injection who had asked to be put to death with nitrogen gas. a federal appeals court upheld a lower courts stay of execution for alabama death row inmate christopher price hours before he was scheduled to die wednesday. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its ruling after the Alabama Attorney Generals Office appealed U. District Court Judge Kristi DuBoses stay of execution. DuBose delayed the execution for 60 days after Prices lawyers argued that Alabamas three drug lethal injection protocol was likely to cause severe pain. His death warrant expired two hours before a divided U. Supreme Court lifted a stay of his execution early Friday. A federal judge had stayed the execution of Christopher Lee Price on Thursday to weigh his challenge to Alabamas execution process. His lawyers argue that its a less painful alternative to the lethal combination of drugs that led to botched executions in the state. A federal judge on Thursday stayed the execution of 46 old Christopher Lee Price to weigh his challenge to Alabamas execution process

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