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Two months after a botched execution in Oklahoma, 21 death row inmates in the southern US state filed suit against prison authorities on procedures to put convicts to death.

Oklahoma suspended its executions for six months after the death of convicted killer and rapist Clayton Lockett by lethal injection in a process that took 43 minutes, well over the expected time of a little over 10 minutes.

He was seen writhing in pain in a spectacle that drew widespread condemnation, including from President Barack Obama.

The next execution in the state is set to take place on November 13.

Read the full story at http://news.msn.com/crime-justice/oklahoma-death-row-inmates-sue-to-halt-execution

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