Lisa McCalmont

 

 

 

Age: 49

 

Summary: Oklahoma defense attorney who was well-known nationally as an outspoken critic of lethal injection and amassed a trove of information about problems with three-drug cocktail that is at the very center of a case the U.S. Supreme Court will hear early next year after she had successfully argued a federal appeal on behalf of Oklahoma death row inmate Glenn Anderson (who was convicted of a triple killing) over the past few years, and whose case had agreed to put a halt to execution for now by the Supreme Court.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by hanging

 

Born: November 2, 1957

 

Died: November 1, 2007

 

Location: Norman, Oklahoma