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Ohio Death Row Inmate Appeared to Convulse for 10 Minutes During Execution

Ohio inmate Dennis McGuire appeared to gasp and convulse for roughly 10 minutes before he finally died Thursday during his execution by lethal injection using a new combination of drugs, reporters who witnessed it said.

He was convicted in 1994 of the rape and murder of 22-year-old Joy Stewart, who was seven months pregnant. Her relatives were at Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville to witness his death, according to tweets from television reporter Sheila Gray.

Source: CNN. Read full article. (link)

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  • SIV||

    They shoulda used a rope.

  • BambiB||

    Hope the family enjoyed the show.

    Can they get a different cocktail to make them gasp and convulse for longer? Say an hour or two?

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