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Arizona Attorney General's Office Pushes Back, Says Inmate 'DID NOT Gasp For Air' During Execution

www.buzzfeed.com Published: July 24, 2014

An Arizona Republic reporter who witnessed Wednesday’s execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood said the inmate “gasped” hundreds of times during the execution process, according to BuzzFeed.



In a request to Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy made while the execution was in progress, the lawyers for Wood wrote that he was “gasping and snorting for more than an hour."

Despite that, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne’s press secretary, Stephanie Grisham, wrote to BuzzFeed, “I witnessed the execution thought [sic] and he DID NOT gasp for air. I encourage you to look at video from the families who were interviewed.”

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