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Autopsy underway after botched execution

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MCALESTER, Oklahoma — Oklahoma officials are conducting an autopsy of a death row inmate who convulsed violently during his botched execution before he apparently died of a massive heart attack.

Medical examiner’s spokeswoman Amy Elliott says the autopsy on 38-year-old Clayton Lockett was being performed today in Tulsa.

During his execution Tuesday evening that used a new sedative in a three-drug combination, Lockett gritted his teeth, tried to lift his head and convulsed violently after he had already been declared…

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