Federal Public Defenders want autopsy report of ARK execution – State objects

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Nothing describes the onerous lack of prosecutorial transparency regarding the death penalty better than this article on the State of Arkansas legal maneuvering to hide what happened at the April 27th execution of Kenneth Williams.

“Witnesses to the execution reported that about three minutes after Williams was injected with the sedative midazolam, he coughed, convulsed and lurched on the execution gurney for about 10 seconds. The witnesses said they could hear Williams making sounds even though a microphone into which he gave his final statement had been turned off.”

Times Record

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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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