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#Clayton Lockett

From TheJournal.ie Slow botched execution of Oklahoma murderer ruled constitutional by US court Clayton Lockett

Slow botched execution of Oklahoma murderer ruled constitutional by US court

Lawyers had argued that the execution of Clayton Lockett was “prolonged and agonising”

From TheJournal.ie Executioners in Oklahoma's botched execution couldn't inject the needle properly Death Penalty

Executioners in Oklahoma's botched execution couldn't inject the needle properly

They injected Clayton Lockett in the flesh instead of the vein and he died of a heart attack 45 minutes later.

From TheJournal.ie White House says botched execution wasn't humane, but maintains support for death penalty Clayton Lockett

White House says botched execution wasn't humane, but maintains support for death penalty

President Barack Obama believes the death penalty doesn’t deter crime, but still supports it in some cases.

From TheJournal.ie US inmate 'tortured' in botched execution Oklahoma

US inmate 'tortured' in botched execution

Clayton Lockett died after a massive heart attack yesterday, 40 minutes into the execution.