This undated handout photo released by the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services shows death row inmate Carey Dean Moore, who has been killed in America's first execution employing the opioid fentanyl as part of a four-drug combination. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Nebraska executes murderer Carey Moore with fentanyl cocktail, a first for the US

The lethal injection came after controversy about the use of the powerful opioid that is at the centre of an overdose epidemic

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This undated handout photo released by the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services shows death row inmate Carey Dean Moore, who has been killed in America's first execution employing the opioid fentanyl as part of a four-drug combination. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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