Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Botched execution

This is sick!!

US Prisoner Dies In 'Botched' Execution - Execution Stops After Vein 'Exploded' - 30 April 2014



US Prisoner Dies In 'Botched' Execution - Execution Stops After Vein 'Exploded' - 30 April 2014

A death row inmate in Oklahoma died of a heart attack after his execution was halted because the lethal injection of three drugs appeared to be botched.

Clayton Lockett, 38, experienced a vein failure which prevented the deadly drug cocktail from working properly.

The execution was halted after 20 minutes, during which he writhed and shook uncontrollably, US media report.

The execution of fellow inmate Charles Warner, who was due to be put to death two hours later, has been postponed.

A spokesman for the Oklahoma Department of Corrections told US media Lockett died of a heart attack following injection of three lethal drugs.



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