Entries tagged with “Botched Executions

Executions

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Lethal Injection

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Apr 30, 2014

Oklahoma Botches Execution of Clayton Lockett

On April 29, Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett died of a heart attack approx­i­mate­ly 40 min­utes after the state began admin­is­ter­ing a new lethal injec­tion pro­to­col. Lockett received an injec­tion of midazolam, …

Facts & Research

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Lethal Injection

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Dec 15, 2014

Oklahoma Warden Called Recent Execution a Bloody Mess”

Attorneys for sev­er­al inmates in Oklahoma have asked a fed­er­al court to stay their exe­cu­tions and pre­sent­ed new accounts of the botched exe­cu­tion of Clayton Lockett (pic­tured) as evidence …