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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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Tennessee Moves to Resume Executions Despite Warnings About Drugs

Nashville Scene - 19 Jan 2018
One document, apparently from the supplier, shows the state was quoted $100,000 for drugs for 20 inmates and subsequent invoices show purchases of more than $40,000 worth of drugs. The court filings cite several "botched" lethal injections that ...
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Welcome to Hell

New Republic - 12 Jan 2018
Haynes has bought the post-mortem digital version of Clayton Leigh, a man convicted of murder on shaky evidence. Leigh can feel. Haynes allows his visitors, many motivated by racist sadism, to execute Leigh over and over again. (Leigh's predicament ...
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The reason this death chamber is empty

Toowoomba Chronicle - 01 Jan 2018
OKLAHOMA, a state with one of the busiest death chambers in the country in recent decades, will enter its third year without an execution in 2018 while prison officials and state attorneys fine tune its procedure for putting condemned inmates to death ...
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Here Is the Worst Anti-Science BS of 2017

Mother Jones - 28 Dec 2017
“There's been a very active substitution of drugs into this protocol with, of course, no corresponding investigation,” says [Indiana University Associate Professor Teresa] Zimmers. When Oklahoma used the one-drug protocol of pentobarbital in the ...
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Dealing with medicines misuse in execution by lethal injection

The Pharmaceutical Journal - 10 Jan 2018
Perhaps the most extreme example of this was the execution of Clayton Lockett in Oklahoma in 2014. It took 43 minutes for Lockett to die and he was described as having groaned, writhed and shouted out. There were multiple puncture wounds over his body ...
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Sixteen down, four rounds to go in Denver

MontanaSports - 20 Jan 2018
(total on two) 1, Lightning Aguilera, Athens, Texas, and Brady Norman, Springer, Okla., 10.1. 2, Aaron Tsinigine, Tuba City, Okla., and Kyle Lockett, Visalia, Calif., 10.5. 3, Joshua and Jonathan Torres, Ocala, Fla., 10.6. 4, Clay Smith, Broken Bow ...
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Witnessing death: AP reporters describe problem executions

The Denver Post - 29 Apr 2017
Witnessed by AP writer Sean Murphy. Clayton Lockett's execution left the inmate writhing and clenching his teeth inside the death chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester. His movements led prison officials to halt the proceedings before ...
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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 43 ...
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Death penalty system flawed, its existence more so

The Badger Herald - 10 Nov 2017
In April 2014, in its pursuit of justice, the State of Oklahoma tortured Clayton Lockett to death. The State's ham-fisted efforts to kill Lockett culminated in a gruesome and bloody ordeal which lasted more than an hour and only ended when Lockett ...
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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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