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Nevada death row inmate Scott Dozier was on suicide watch

Scott Dozier appears in court Monday, September 11, 2017, at the Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas. (George Romero/KSNV)

(KRNV) -- Scott Dozier, the Nevada death row inmate whose scheduled execution remains up in the air, was on suicide watch for several days, according to a prison spokeswoman.

Brooke Keast with the Nevada Department of Corrections confirmed to News 4-Fox 11 that Dozier was under observation at Ely State Prison.

Corrections officers were watching Dozier to prevent him from committing any self-harm, she said.

The watch began on Thursday, Nov. 9, the day his execution was delayed, Keast later clarified. He was taken off suicide watch on Monday, Nov. 14.

The news was first reported by the Las Vegas Sun, citing Gov. Brian Sandoval.

Dozier's execution was originally scheduled for Nov. 14, but it has since been postponed after a judge ruled the paralytic in a proposed three-drug cocktail should not be used in the lethal injection.

The death row inmate was convicted and sentenced to death for the 2002 murder and dismemberment of Jeremiah Miller in Clark County.

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