Mum-of-two Zahra Ismaili’s lawyer said she collapsed from an apparent heart attack while waiting in line behind 16 men, the Times reports.
Omid Moradi claimed she was being forced to watch as they were hanged and she appeared to be dead – but authorities went on with the hanging to allow her victim’s mother to kick away the chair from under her.
Ismaili was sentenced to death after being convicted of killing her husband.
But Mr Moradi claimed he was abusive and she had acted to defend herself and her daughter as he described her execution in an online post.
The lawyer added that Alireza Zamani, the woman’s…