Review ordered into two hour death row execution

A full review has been ordered into the execution of death row inmate Joseph Wood after it took two hours for him to die by lethal injection.

It is the latest "botched" execution which has come under fire in America. Prior to his death double murderer Wood had sued the state of Arizona over access to information about what drugs he would be killed with.

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Full review ordered into two hour Arizona execution

A full review has been ordered into the execution of double murderer Joseph Wood, who took two hours to die after being given a lethal injection.

Arizona's Governor Jan Brewer said that while justice had been done she was concerned by how long the lethal injection procedure took.

She said: "One thing is certain, however, inmate Wood died in a lawful manner and by eyewitness and medical accounts he did not suffer.

"This is in stark comparison to the gruesome, vicious suffering that he inflicted on his two victims, and the lifetime of suffering he has caused their family."

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