Execution arguments continue in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Testimony continued Thursday in the effort to temporarily stop all executions in Oklahoma.

Several death row inmates are suing the state after the botched execution of convicted killer Clayton Lockett back in April.

A big part of witness testimony Thursday was focused on the drug used to sedate Lockett.

He regained consciousness on the table. A DOC official testified that as of right now, other drugs proven to sedate inmates in the past are no longer available.

The plaintiffs also pointed out that no one involved in Lockett’s execution was ever disciplined, and would likely be involved in future executions.

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