Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Split Parole Board Rejects Mercy For Ohio Killer
A divided Ohio Parole Board has rejected mercy for the condemned killer of a Youngstown store owner scheduled to die next month.
John Eley would be the second person put to death in Ohio following the end of an unofficial six-month moratorium on executions.
Eley has the support of both the former prosecutor who charged him with a capital crime and one of the judges who sentenced him to death.
The parole board voted 5-3 Wednesday against recommending clemency for the 63-year-old Eley, who received the death sentence for the 1986 shooting of Ihsan Aydah
Gov. John Kasich has the final say.
Eley’s supporters say his co-conspirator master-minded the robbery and was considered the true culprit.