Supreme Court Won't Reinstate Botched Execution Lawsuit


Monday, June 26th 2017, 2:44 pm
By: News On 6


The Supreme Court said Monday it will not reinstate a civil lawsuit against Governor Mary Fallin and other Oklahoma state leaders. 

Clayton Lockett's brother filed the lawsuit after Lockett's 2014 execution didn't go properly and he died 43 minutes after the execution started. 

11/16/2016 Related Story: Court Rules Oklahoma Execution Of Clayton Lockett Not Cruel Or Inhumane

An investigation found the execution team didn't have the right equipment and the execution drugs went into his tissue, not his bloodstream.