Because Elkins' body had become swollen from liver and spleen problems it took nearly an hour to find a suitable vein for the insertion of the catheter. Elkins tried to assist the executioners asking "Should I lean my head down a little bit?" as they probed for a vein. After numerous failures a usable vein was finally found in Elkins' neck. (13 June 1997)
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