Oklahoma appeals court agrees to slow pace of executions


              FILE - This photo shows the gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla., Oct. 9, 2014. Oklahoma’s Court of Criminal Appeals on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, agreed to slow the pace of the state's upcoming executions at the request of the new attorney general, spacing them at least 60 days apart. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
            
              FILE - Oklahoma Attorney General Gentner Drummond arrives for inauguration ceremonies in Oklahoma City, Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. Oklahoma’s Court of Criminal Appeals on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, agreed to slow the pace of the state's upcoming executions at the request of the new attorney general, spacing them at least 60 days apart. Drummond had requested at least 60 days between executions, instead of 30 days, because he said carrying out an execution every 30 days placed too much of a burden on prison staff. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
Oklahoma appeals court agrees to slow pace of executions