death chamber


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instrument of execution consisting of a sealed chamber into which poison gas is introduced

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Susanna quizzes him about that night, and also interviews his son Gordon, before experiencing an intense wait outside the death chamber, with some still praying he will be saved.
Death Row: Countdown to Execution (STV, 9pm-10pm) Susanna Reid travels to Huntsville, home of the most active death chamber in the United States, to come face to face with Death Row inmate Patrick Murphy - one of the seven members of the notorious Texas 7 gang - who violently murdered a police officer while on the run.
One of the two surviving members of the Texas 7 is death row inmate Patrick Murphy, and in the first half of this new two-part documentary, Susanna Reid travels to Huntsville in Texas, home of the most active death chamber in the US, to come face-toface with him.
'In [the] death chamber we the people are the killers.
Hui-Yong Shih, a Buddhist priest requested by the convict's team, from being present in the death chamber, which led Murphy's lawyers to argue that the move was in violation of their client's First Amendment right to religious freedom.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Chaos erupted outside Texas' death chamber when the son of the condemned inmate pounded on the chamber windows, shouted obscenities and threw fists after his father spoke his final words.
The death chamber and the steel bars of the viewing room are seen at the state penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas
And more than half of those came in just four states, including -- to our shame -- in California, the state with the largest death row in the nation and a system so dysfunctional that federal courts have refused to let corrections officials used the death chamber in San Quentin for more than a decade.
After 2 hours and 11 attempts to insert the catheter a leaving, by one account, a bloody mess in the death chamber a the warden finally called off the execution a half-hour ahead of a midnight deadline.
Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" is on his way to the Texas death chamber.
The state is set to execute Ledell Lee at its Cummins Unit in Grady, which houses the state's death chamber sometime after 8:15 p.m.
Richard Glossip told reporters he was standing in a holding cell a few feet from the Oklahoma state death chamber when he received the news minutes before the scheduled injection.
Implicating Glossip meant Sneed could avoid the death chamber by sending an innocent man to his execution.
Lack of air in the car turned it into a death chamber as both the kids were later found dead due to suffocation.
And, importantly, the law moves necessarily slowly so that the condemned are given every chance to prove their innocence or seek clemency and thus they enter the death chamber very different people from those who committed the deed of which they were convicted many years before.