Execution postponed after botched lethal injection

The second of a rare double execution in the US has been postponed for 14 days after the first execution was halted when the inmate appeared to regain consciousness. Clayton Lockett later died of a heart attack.

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White House criticises botched execution

The White House has said the botched execution of a death row prisoner in Oklahoma fell short of the humane standards that must apply to carrying out the death penalty.

The execution of Clayton Lockett was stopped when he regained consciousness after receiving a lethal injection, before dying from a heart attack around 30 minutes later.

ITV News Washington Correspondent Robert Moore reports.

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