VOA NEWS: US Resumes Executions After Botched Lethal Injection

Condemned prisoners in two U.S. states have been put to death by lethal injection, the first executions since a botched procedure back in April raised new questions about capital punishment.  The first occurred in Georgia late Tuesday, when 58-year-old Marcus Wellons was executed for the 1989 kidnapping, rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl. An hour after Wellons was pronounced dead, convicted killer John Winfield was executed in Missouri shortly after midnight Wednesday. Winfield was convicted for the shooting deaths of two women in 1996. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

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