Ky. officials torn over expensive surgery for death-row inmate

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“If and when an order is received to execute Foley, I will contact [then-prison medical director Dr. Scott Haas] to try to stop all medical procedures related to his hip replacement,” Mr. Parker wrote.

No execution date was set, and a judge later halted lethal injections as the state weighs execution procedures. It’s not clear when executions could resume.

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