Oklahoma executes first inmate since botched lethal injection

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

(CNN) — Charles Frederick Warner, who was convicted for the rape and murder of an 11-month-old girl, was executed Thursday, according to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.

His was the first scheduled execution in Oklahoma since a controversial lethal injection, which was widely seen as botched, in April.

Warner was convicted in 2003 for the first-degree rape and murder of his then-girlfriend’s 11-month-old daughter in the summer of 1997.

*Read more from our sister station KFOR*

He was executed at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, about 130 miles east of Oklahoma City.

Trademark and Copyright 2020 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved.

Around the Buckeye State

More Ohio News
FOX 8 Cleveland Weather // Quick Links:

Hot on FOX 8

More Viral