Okla. Executes Inmate in 1st Lethal Injection Since Botch

Oklahoma executed Charles Warner on Thursday night after a divided U.S. Supreme Court voted not to stop his lethal injection, NBC News reported. Warner, who was convicted of raping and murdering an 11-month-old baby, was the first inmate put to death in the state since the botched lethal injection of Clayton Lockett nine months ago. Lockett woke up, muttered and tried to rise from the table during his execution. Warner was originally supposed to be put to death within hours of Lockett in April, but the execution was called off when the medical team bungled the first procedure. "My body is on fire," Warner said after the first of three drugs was administered, according to an Associated Press reported who witnessed the execution. "No one should go through this. I'm not afraid to die."

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