Tennessee carries out execution of Billy Ray Irick with controversial lethal injection drugs

Tennessee carries out execution of Billy Ray Irick with controversial lethal injection drugs

Updated August 10, 2018 20:06:33 Photo: The execution of Irick was the first in the state of Tennessee since 2009. (AP: Tennessee Department of Correction) Tennessee has carried out the execution of a man condemned for the 1985 rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl, marking the first time the …

Billy Ray Irick faces execution over murder of Paula Dyer

Billy Ray Irick faces execution over murder of Paula Dyer

IT WAS one of the most shocking murder cases the United States had ever seen. Now Billy Ray Irick, the man who raped and killed a seven-year-old girl more than 30 years ago, is finally set to be executed. Despite his harrowing crimes, some groups are protesting the decision to …