UPDATE: Legal challenges demand more information about execution plans

Monday, November 11, 2013 | 5:50 p.m. CST; updated 10:36 p.m. CST, Monday, November 11, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY — With the state’s first execution since 2011 scheduled for next week, legal challenges against the Department of Corrections have shifted to the source of the drug, pentobarbital, that the state plans to use Nov. 20 in the lethal injection of Joseph Franklin.