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After first drug dose failed to kill Arizona inmate, logs show 14 more
After first drug dose failed to kill Arizona inmate, logs show 14 more

A convicted murderer who died in a botched execution last week in Arizona was injected with 15 separate doses of a drug combination because the initial drug protocol of one dose didn’t seem to be enough to kill him, according to documents released late Friday by the state Department of Corrections to the inmate's attorney. The released reports are just the latest twist in the execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood III. Witnesses and his attorneys said Wood gasped and snorted for more than 90 minutes before he died, prompting the governor to order an investigation and reinvigorating a national debate over the death penalty. Arizona Department of Corrections protocol calls for a...

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