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  State official: Nevada execution chamber unusable
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ContributorMr. Matt 
Last EditedMr. Matt  Mar 22, 2011 08:04am
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AuthorCy Ryan
News DateTuesday, March 8, 2011 11:35:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionCARSON CITY – The execution chamber at the ancient Nevada State Prison in Carson City is unusable and the state could not carry out a death penalty.

Gus Nunez, manager of the state Public Works Board, Tuesday listed numerous violations at the prison including the death chamber which is not ADA accessible.

He told the state Prison Board that an elevator would have to be installed on the outside to carry the public up to see the execution and there were code violations. And the stairs and hand rails leading up to the execution chamber violated the ADA code.
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