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Rone Tempest

Rone Tempest

Rone Tempest, a writer and former longtime national and foreign correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, reported this story for the nonprofit Utah Investigative Journalism Project utahinvestigative.org.

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How a Salt Lake City pharmacy played a key role in the execution of an Idaho serial killer

By: - April 26, 2021

The following story was reported by, and reprinted with permission from, The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune. Salt Lake City pharmacist Richard Rasmuson remembers the frantic call from an Idaho prison official seeking a lethal dose of a drug for an execution in his state. A death warrant had […]