Skip to comments.Oklahoma Postpones Execution After First Is Botched
Posted on 04/29/2014 6:30:41 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
McALESTER, Okla. What was supposed to be the first of two executions here Tuesday night was halted when the prisoner, Clayton D. Lockett, began to twitch and gasp after he had already been declared unconscious and called out man and somethings wrong, according to witnesses.
The administering doctor intervened and discovered that the line had blown, said the director of corrections, Robert Patton, meaning that drugs were no longer flowing into his vein.
At 7:06 p.m., Mr. Patton said, Mr. Lockett died of a heart attack.
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sounds like it went just fine to me.
So he died of natural causes.
I don't doubt that some of these people on Death Row are there as a result of crimes of passion, but most of them I would think are there because of the heinous nature of their crime.
Why can't a gallows, rope and hood serve the purpose?
I just don't get the thought process.
A lot of Bow Hunters carry a .22, just in case they do not get a clean kill...just sayin...
Maybe we should bring it back. What say you?
Karma. It's a bummer.
and make it public.
“sounds like it went just fine to me.”
Me too, piss on the SOB!
Put him in a cage to eaten by pigs on TV.
Did they administer an ice pick? This guy raped and murdered a CHILD!
Cheaper and generally works. Yet not as nice as going to sleep. Don’t know why we should afford human thugs the same courtesy as a beloved good animal.
I hate to admit it, but North Korea has had some recent success with flamethrowers.
This schmuck buried his victim ALIVE so either way he went he got off much easier than his victim
Sounds like G-d wanted him dead and in Hell one way or other.
The object is to kill the criminal.
He’s dead, so the execution was successful.
Why do we mollycoddle these rejects from society?
Just kill the societal reject and be done with it.
Why not knock off all this folderol and go back to a good old-fashioned hanging? It’s quick, efficient, and you can use the rope over again.
I cannot imagine anything more grotesque.
And this, of course, from The Slimes...where everyone who has been proven guilty is “innocent” in their minds. They jut want these maniacs back on the streets killing more “carbon emitting” people. Sick, sick, sick.
The scum that raped and murdered the child is the one whose execution was postponed for two weeks.
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