Monday, July 11, 2005

1998




April 23, 1998...Texas
Lethal Injection
It took two attempts to complete the execution. After making his final statement, the execution process began. A vein in Cannon's arm collapsed and the needle popped out. Seeing this, Cannon lay back, closed his eyes, and exclaimed to the witnesses, "It's come undone." Officials then pulled a curtain to block the view of the witnesses, reopening it fifteen minutes later when a weeping Cannon made a second final statement and the execution process resumed.


August 26, 1998...Texas
Lethal Injection

The execution was delayed approximately two hours due, in part, to problems finding suitable veins in Camacho's arms.


October 5, 1998...Nevada
Lethal Injection
It took 25 minutes for the execution team to find a vein suitable for the lethal injection.

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