(AP Photo/Oklahoma Department of Corrections, File). FILE - This June 29, 2011 file photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, shows Clayton Lockett.
(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this April 15, 2008 file photo, the gurney in the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary is pictured in McAlester, Okla.
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