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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Oklahoma prison chief calls for execution review 


Sean Murphy, AP May 1, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The head of Oklahoma's Department of Corrections told Gov. Mary Fallin on Thursday that he needs more oversight of execution procedures and said it took officials 51 minutes to find...

Ohio killer’s execution takes almost 25 minutes

Andrew Welsh-Huggins January 16, 2014

 LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A condemned man appeared to gasp several times and took an unusually long time to die — more than 20 minutes — in an execution carried out Thursday with a combination of...

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