Oklahoma inmate dies of heart attack after his execution using new drug combination is botched

  • Article by: BAILEY ELISE McBRIDE , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 30, 2014 - 12:15 AM

McALESTER, Okla. — 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.

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