German drug maker sues to halt planned execution in Nebraska

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Fresenius Kabi says state illegally obtained the company’s drugs to use for a lethal injection procedure

German drug maker Fresenius Kabi is suing to halt a planned execution in Nebraska, claiming the US state illegally obtained the company’s drugs to use for the lethal injection procedure.

Fresenius Kabi filed the lawsuit Tuesday evening, saying the state was planning to use two of its drugs on 14 August to put to death convicted killer Carey Dean Moore.

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