|Death-row inmate on suicide watch after halted execution|
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on the planned execution of a Nevada inmate slated to die by a three-drug lethal injection combination never before used in the U.S. (all times local): Scott Dozier. Nevada Department of Corrections photograph.
A prison official says the death-row inmate whose life was spared pending a legal battle over the drugs to be used for his lethal injection just hours away has been placed on suicide watch as a precaution.
Nevada Department of Corrections spokeswoman Brooke Santina characterized the decision Wednesday to monitor Scott Raymond Dozier as prison policy in cases when an execution is postponed.
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