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Gov. Bush: Investigate Execution



Gov. Jeb Bush on Thursday ordered corrections officials to investigate the execution of an inmate who appeared to wince in pain before taking 34 minutes to die from lethal injection.

Corrections Secretary James McDonough appointed a four-person panel to review Angel Diaz's Wednesday execution, which has drawn harsh criticism from defense lawyers and triggered nearly one-fifth of the state's death row inmates to petition the Florida Supreme Court to outlaw lethal injection. Read more here.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 11:43am]


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