09, Oct 2014 - Oklahoma, OK Oklahoma DOC reveals renovated prosecution chamber
MCALESTER, Okla. -- After the botched execution of convicted murderer Clayton Lockett in April, the Oklahoma Department of Corrections created a new execution policy, and the DOC spent the last several months renovating the execution room at the State Penitentiary in McAlester. Thursday the DOC let our cameras inside for a look at the updated death chamber.
09, Oct 2014 - Oklahoma prison officials unveil newly renovated death chamber; costs topped $106K
McALESTER, Okla. — Prison officials unveiled the renovated execution chamber inside the Oklahoma State Penitentiary on Thursday and expressed confidence that the agency would be ready for the state's next scheduled execution in November.
09, Oct 2014 - Oklahoma, OK Oklahoma unveils renovated execution chamber after botched execution
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Oklahoma prison officials on Thursday unveiled a renovated execution chamber inside the Oklahoma State Penitentiary, aimed at addressing issues that arose during the state's last execution. The state made additions and improvements to the chamber in McAlester following the botched execution of condemned murderer Clayton Lockett in April, when an ...
08, Oct 2014 - Oklahoma, OK Oklahoma to get new equipment for executions
FILE - In this Tuesday, April 15, 2008 file photo, Terry Crenshaw, wardens assistant at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary, walks past the gurney in the execution chamber at left, in McAlester, Okla. At right are the rows of chairs in which witnesses to executions are seated. The director of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections said Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, the agency is renovating the state's ...
04, Apr 2014 - Oklahoma, OK Okla. adds new drugs to lethal-injection menu
The gurney in the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla.