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Old 04-29-2014, 09:47 PM  
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Oklahoma inmate dies after execution is botched




Oklahoma inmate dies after execution is botched



McALESTER, Okla. (AP) A botched execution that used a new drug combination left an Oklahoma inmate writhing and clenching his teeth on the gurney Tuesday, leading prison officials to halt the proceedings before the inmate's eventual death from a heart attack.

Clayton Lockett, 38, was declared unconscious 10 minutes after the first of the state's new three-drug lethal injection combination was administered. Three minutes later, though, he began breathing heavily, writhing, clenching his teeth and straining to lift his head off the pillow.

The blinds were eventually lowered to prevent those in the viewing gallery from watching what was happening in the death chamber, and the state's top prison official eventually called a halt to the proceedings. Lockett died of a heart attack a short time later, the Department of Corrections said.

"It was a horrible thing to witness. This was totally botched," said Lockett's attorney, David Autry.

The apparent failure of the execution is likely to fuel more debate about the ability of states to administer lethal injections that meet the U.S. Constitution's requirement they be a neither cruel nor unusual punishment. That question has drawn renewed attention from defense attorneys and death penalty opponents in recent months, as several states scrambled to find new sources of execution drugs because drugmakers that oppose capital punishment many based in Europe have stopped selling to prisons and corrections departments.

Several states have gone to court to shield the identities of the new sources of their execution drugs. Missouri and Texas, like Oklahoma, have both refused to reveal their sources, but both of those states have since successfully carried out executions with their new supplies.

Tuesday was the first time Oklahoma used the drug midazolam as the first element in its execution drug combination. Other states have used it before; Florida administers 500 milligrams of midazolam as part of its three-drug combination. Oklahoma used 100 milligrams of that drug.

"They should have anticipated possible problems with an untried execution protocol," Autry said. "Obviously the whole thing was gummed up and botched from beginning to end. Halting the execution obviously did Lockett no good."

Republican Gov. Mary Fallin ordered a 14-day stay of execution for an inmate who was scheduled to die two hours after Lockett, Charles Warner. She also ordered the state's Department of Corrections to conduct a "full review of Oklahoma's execution procedures to determine what happened and why during this evening's execution."

Robert Patton, the department's director, halted Lockett's execution about 20 minutes after the first drug was administered. He later said there had been vein failure.

The execution began at 6:23 p.m., when officials began administering the first drug, the sedative midazolam. A doctor declared Lockett to be unconscious at 6:33 p.m.

Once an inmate is declared unconscious, the state's execution protocol calls for the second drug, a paralytic, to be administered. The third drug in the protocol is potassium chloride, which stops the heart. Patton said the second and third drugs were being administered when a problem was noticed and it's unclear how much of the drugs made it into the inmate's system.

Lockett began writhing at 6:36. At 6:39, a doctor lifted the sheet that was covering the inmate to examine the injection site.

"There was some concern at that time that the drugs were not having that (desired) effect, and the doctor observed the line at that time and determined the line had blown," Patton said at a news conference afterward, referring to Lockett's vein rupturing.

After an official lowered the blinds, Patton made a series of phone calls before calling a halt to the execution.

"After conferring with the warden, and unknown how much drugs went into him, it was my decision at that time to stop the execution," Patton told reporters.

Lockett was declared dead at 7:06 p.m.

Autry, Lockett's attorney, was immediately skeptical of the department's determination the issue was limited to a problem with Lockett's vein.

"I'm not a medical professional, but Mr. Lockett was not someone who had compromised veins," Autry said. "He was in very good shape. He had large arms and very prominent veins."

In Ohio, the January execution of an inmate who made snorting and gasping sounds led to a civil rights lawsuit by his family and calls for a moratorium. The state has stood by the execution but said Monday that it's boosting the dosages of its lethal injection drugs.

A four-time felon, Lockett was convicted of shooting 19-year-old Stephanie Neiman with a sawed-off shotgun and watching as two accomplices buried her alive in rural Kay County in 1999 after Neiman and a friend arrived at a home the men were robbing.

Warner had been scheduled to be put to death two hours later in the same room and on the same gurney. The 46-year-old was convicted of raping and killing his roommate's 11-month-old daughter in 1997. He has maintained his innocence.

Lockett and Warner had sued the state for refusing to disclose details about the execution drugs, including where Oklahoma obtained them.

The case, filed as a civil matter, placed Oklahoma's two highest courts at odds and prompted calls for the impeachment of state Supreme Court justices after the court last week issued a rare stay of execution. The high court later dissolved its stay and dismissed the inmates' claim that they were entitled to know the source of the drugs.

By then, Fallin had weighed into the matter by issuing a stay of her own a one-week delay in Lockett's execution that resulted in both men being scheduled to die on the same day.
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Old 05-01-2014, 01:44 PM   #31
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Old 05-01-2014, 01:55 PM   #32
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Fascinating to watch conservatives who supposedly hate big govt applauding as the govt executes people. It's the kind of thing you only ever see in backwards, Stalinist nations like China, Russia, and North Korea.

You guys would love how NK handles this kind of thing; supposedly they use flamethrowers.
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Old 05-01-2014, 01:58 PM   #33
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Fascinating to watch conservatives who supposedly hate big govt applauding as the govt executes people. It's the kind of thing you only ever see in backwards, Stalinist nations like China, Russia, and North Korea.

You guys would love how NK handles this kind of thing; supposedly they use flamethrowers.
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Fascinating to watch conservatives who supposedly hate big govt applauding as the govt executes people. It's the kind of thing you only ever see in backwards, Stalinist nations like China, Russia, and North Korea.

You guys would love how NK handles this kind of thing; supposedly they use flamethrowers.
You consider individual states to be "big government" and equate them with foreign countries. OK, nice to meet you, thanks for playing.
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Old 05-01-2014, 02:42 PM   #36
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Fascinating to watch conservatives who supposedly hate big govt applauding as the govt executes people. It's the kind of thing you only ever see in backwards, Stalinist nations like China, Russia, and North Korea.

You guys would love how NK handles this kind of thing; supposedly they use flamethrowers.
yeah///wait...wut?
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I really dont have a problem with what happened in Oklahoma. The guy was sedated the entire time. They should have done a better job, but the result was the same.

Without knowing the full details it would be difficult to believe that this ended up being "cruel or inhumane" punishment.
I couldn't care less if this "botched" execution ended up being cruel or inhumane. This guy was a human trash sack and any suffering he went through was deserved. Bring back hangings in the middle of the city and you'll see less crimes like what this ****bag did.
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I couldn't care less if this "botched" execution ended up being cruel or inhumane. This guy was a human trash sack and any suffering he went through was deserved. Bring back hangings in the middle of the city and you'll see less crimes like what this ****bag did.
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And, if reports are to be believed, machine guns, starving dogs, and a mortar.
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I don't get it. Why don't they just give them a lethal dose of morphine? Just keep pumping it in until the heart stops? I mean, if we're going for a humane kill....

How about that, and then a nice clean finishing shot to the head?

Why don't they knock them out and then decapitate?

It's amazing how easy it is to kill people outside of prison...
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Fascinating to watch conservatives who supposedly hate big govt applauding as the govt executes people. It's the kind of thing you only ever see in backwards, Stalinist nations like China, Russia, and North Korea.

You guys would love how NK handles this kind of thing; supposedly they use flamethrowers.
You don't seem to have a very good handle on conservatism. That's why this mysterious subject fascinates you so much.
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