Oklahoma investigation: Inmate in troubled execution died from lethal drugs, not heart attack

  • by: TIM TALLEY , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 28, 2014 - 6:05 PM

OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma death row inmate who writhed, moaned and clenched his teeth before he was pronounced dead about 43 minutes after his execution began succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after the state's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him, an autopsy report released Thursday says.

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