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A Timeline Of Eric Robert's Execution

October 15, 2012, 11:21 PM

A Timeline Of Eric Robert's Execution
Eric Robert | 2011


The events of Eric Robert’s execution lasted about an hour on Monday night, starting at 9:31 p.m. and ending with the witnesses being dismissed at 10:25 p.m.

Here is a timeline of the execution:

  • 9:31 p.m. Robert was removed from his holding cell.
  • 9:32 p.m. Robert was transferred to the execution table.
  • 9:35 p.m. The restraints were secured.
  • 9:37 p.m. The IV in Robert's right arm was started.
  • 9:41 p.m. A second IV was started.
  • 9:46 p.m. Witnesses were escorted into the viewing rooms.
  • 9:59 p.m. All of the witnesses were present and the curtains were opened.
  • 10:00 p.m. The Warden gave the okay to proceed with the execution.
  • 10:01 p.m. Robert gave his final statement.
  • 10:04 p.m. The injections were finished.
  • 10:24 p.m. Robert was pronounced dead.
  • 10:25 p.m. The curtains were closed and the witnesses were dismissed.

The witnesses were then taken from the death chamber viewing area to a media room where statements from those from witnessed the execution were given.

Robert's body was later removed from the Penitentiary at 10:50 p.m.

Final statements from the witnesses finished around 11 p.m.

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