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Oklahoma took 51 minutes to find vein in execution

May 2, 2014
By SEAN MURPHY , THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma prison officials tried for 51 minutes to find a vein in a death row inmate's arms and feet before inserting an IV through the man's groin ahead of a botched execution this week, the state's prisons chief said Thursday in a report urging more oversight of executions.

 
 

 

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