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Clayton Lockett Was Tasered On The Day Of His Botched Execution

Huffington Post - 30 Apr 2014
Hours before Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett writhed through a bungled execution, prison officials used a stun gun on him and discovered a self-inflicted wound in his arm. Earlier on Tuesday, Lockett, 38, had been obstinate, refusing to eat, cooperate ...
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The Cruel and Unusual Execution of Clayton Lockett

The Atlantic - 14 May 2015
On the morning of his execution, Clayton Lockett hid under the covers. Before a team of correctional officers came to get him at 5:06 a.m., he fashioned a noose out of his sheets. He pulled the blade out of a safety razor and made half-inch-long cuts ...
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Arkansas Is About to Repeat My State's Gruesome Mistakes

ACLU (blog) - 14 Apr 2017
Almost three years ago, Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner were scheduled for execution in Oklahoma on the same night. You might remember that it didn't go well. Of the two, only Lockett was killed that evening, and the manner of his death — the ...
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Clayton Lockett: second autopsy to be carried out on executed man

The Guardian - 07 May 2014
A private doctor is to conduct a second autopsy on the body of Clayton Lockett who writhed and tried to speak during his botched execution last week. David Autry, an attorney for Lockett, said on Tuesday that a forensic pathologist would examine him ...
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What it was like watching the botched Oklahoma execution

Washington Post - 02 May 2014
A dozen people filed into a small room on Tuesday evening to watch Clayton Lockett die. They were media witnesses selected from a lottery, a dozen people chosen to observe the moment because there were only a dozen spots available and more than 12 ...
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Appeals court rules Lockett execution was not cruel and inhumane

Tulsa World - 16 Nov 2016
“Apparently, plaintiff claims that Mr. Lockett had a right to communicate with his counsel as he lay on the gurney in the execution chamber, so that he could potentially commence litigation about whatever aspect of the execution process arguably ...
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Grisly New Details Emerge in Probe of Botched Oklahoma Execution

Mother Jones - 05 Sep 2014
Clayton Lockett's death was anything but quiet. In April, Lockett's execution in Oklahoma was badly botched and brought new scrutiny to the problems with lethal injection. The state's Republican governor, Mary Fallin, ordered the Oklahoma Office of ...
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Execution plan will place Arkansas in the spotlight - 06 Apr 2017
Inmate Clayton Lockett writhed for several minutes on the gurney before eventually dying of a heart attack. A second execution planned for the same day was called off. Arkansas, concerned about the pending expiration of an execution drug, plans to ...

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