Oklahoma to review botched execution attempt

| April 30, 2014

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Oklahoma to review procedures after botched execution

Clayton Lockett

 

The governor of the US state of Oklahoma has ordered a “full review” of the state’s execution procedures following a botched execution.

Clayton Lockett’s execution was stopped after 20 minutes on Tuesday evening

Officials say one of his veins ruptured, preventing the drugs from taking full effect. He died of a heart attack less than an hour later.

via BBC News – Oklahoma to review procedures after botched execution.

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