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#Clayton Lockett

# clayton-lockett - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Slow botched execution of Oklahoma murderer ruled constitutional by US court

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

# clayton-lockett - Thursday 4 September, 2014

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.

# clayton-lockett - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

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.

US inmate 'tortured' in botched execution

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