Inmate Clayton Lockett dies of heart attack after botched execution; second execution postponed - State - TulsaWorld

back Side Panel

Inmate Clayton Lockett dies of heart attack after botched execution; second execution postponed

5 images

Department of Corrections Director Robert Patton leaves after talking with members of the media about the attempted execution of Clayton Lockett. Lockett died of a heart attack after Patton stopped the execution at Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester on Tuesday. The second execution of the day has been postponed. The unidentified man on the right is with the internal affairs department. JOHN CLANTON/Tulsa World

Updated

White House: Clayton Lockett's execution fell short of humane standards required

A service is needed to view this article.

Sign in

Or select a service.

5 images

Department of Corrections Director Robert Patton leaves after talking with members of the media about the attempted execution of Clayton Lockett. Lockett died of a heart attack after Patton stopped the execution at Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester on Tuesday. The second execution of the day has been postponed. The unidentified man on the right is with the internal affairs department. JOHN CLANTON/Tulsa World

*