Oklahoma prisons department changes lethal injection procedures, sets 5 methods for executions

  • by: BAILEY ELISE McBRIDE , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 24, 2014 - 8:05 PM

OKLAHOMA CITY — Facing a shortage of its traditional execution drugs, Oklahoma has revised its procedures to include the same two-drug mixture that left an Ohio inmate making gasp-like sounds as his lethal injection was carried out earlier this year, lawyers for two condemned inmates said Monday.

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