Info sought on drugs for planned Arizona execution

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PHOENIX (AP) -- An attorney for a death row inmate scheduled to die by injection is asking the state Department of Corrections to say how it is obtaining the three drugs needed for the Oct. 26 execution.

Jeffrey Landrigan's execution would be Arizona's first since 2007.

A member of Landrigan's defense team wants the department to identify its sources for the drugs, include details on purchases, transportation and storage.

According to public defender Dale Baich (bashe), Landrigan has a right to know how his rights will be affected, including whether any are past their expiration dates.

State officials say they don't immediately know how they'll respond.

There's a national shortage of one of the drugs, but the department has said it expects to get it.

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