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Full review ordered after Oklahoma botches execution

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- "He was struggling to talk, but those are the words we got out: 'Man,' 'I'm not' and 'something's wrong."

According to execution witness Courtney Francisco, they may be the last words spoken by Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett during his botched execution. Officials stopped the execution when Lockett's vein exploded, but he'd already been given the first of a new drug combination. It was supposed to make him unconscious.

But witnesses say 16 minutes after Lockett was given the drug, he tried to get up and talk. That's when prison official closed the blinds.

Officials say Lockett was thrashing about and clenching his teeth. He later died of a heart attack. Oklahoma's Governor has ordered a 14-day stay for another inmate scheduled to be put to death. A full review has also been ordered.

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