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Oklahoma attorney general seeks delay of three upcoming executions
Oklahoma attorney general seeks delay of three upcoming executions

Citing a lack of necessary drugs and the need for additional training of corrections employees after a botched execution in April, Oklahoma Atty. Gen. Scott Pruitt wants to delay three upcoming executions scheduled to take place by the end of the year.  In a filing with the state's court of appeals, Pruitt calls for postponing the executions of Charles Warner, Richard Eugene Glossip and John Marion Grant until early next year. The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is scheduled to execute Warner by lethal injection on Nov. 13, to be followed by the other two executions in subsequent weeks.  "The additional requested time for all three executions will allow the ODOC...

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