In Oklahoma Tuesday night, Clayton Lockett was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection. But something went wrong. Lockett regained partial consciousness during the injection process. The execution was stopped and he died 20 minutes later from a heart attack.
Death penalty politics and the sentiments behind lethal injection was a hot button issue during Alabama’s 2014 legislative session. We take a closer look with Kyle Whitmire of AL.com and the Birmingham News.