Photos Of Botched 2006 Florida Execution Published

May 30, 2014
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The New Republic has published photos from the autopsy of Angel Diaz, whose botched execution by lethal injection in 2006 prompted then Florida Governor Jeb Bush to issue a moratorium on executions. DISCLAIMER: The link below contains graphic images.

On December 13, 2006, the state of Florida botched the lethal injection of Angel Diaz. The execution team pushed IV catheters straight through the veins in both his arms and into the underlying tissue. As a result, Diaz, who was convicted of murder in 1986, required two full doses of the lethal drugs, and an execution scheduled to take only ten to 15 minutes lasted 34.

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