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An Arizona death row inmate who unsuccessfully fought his execution by secret lethal injection drugs has died, almost two hours after his execution began, the state attorney general said Wednesday afternoon. Earlier, an hour after his execution got underway, Joseph Wood was still "gasping and snorting," his lawyers said, in a plea to a federal court to halt the apparently botched execution. "It was an excruciating experience," said Mauricio Martin, who was a media witness. "What's excruciating is seeing your family in a pool of blood," said Geannie Brown, whose father and sister were killed by Wood. In a statement, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said that she is concerned by the length of time it took to administer the drug and that she has directed a full review of the process. Read »
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