KASU

Arkansas Department of Corrections

Picture of the Cummins Unit sign of the Arkansas Department of Corrections.
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — One of the three drugs Arkansas uses in its death chamber expires Thursday, and unless the state can find a new supply it won't be able to execute three men with 11th-hour appeals pending at the state Supreme Court.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - State correction officials say an inmate was found dead in his cell at an east Arkansas prison over the weekend.

The Department of Correction on Monday said 55-year-old Phillip Hardy was found unconscious on Sunday night in his single-person cell at the East Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys. Correctional officers began emergency medical treatment before taking Hardy to the prison's infirmary, where he was later pronounced dead.