Last year, real-estate developer and art collector Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. After purchasing his first piece of art in 1972, he has since amassed more than 1,500 works by artists ranging from Frank Stella to Ai [...]
Board Rejects Mercy For Condemned Ohio Killer Of 2
The Ohio Parole Board has rejected mercy for a condemned killer who shot two people, including a police officer.
The board ruled unanimously Tuesday in Columbus against recommending that death row inmate Harry Mitts Jr. be granted clemency.
The 61-year-old Mitts is scheduled to die next month after being convicted in the 1994 double shooting outside Cleveland.
Mitts told the parole board in an interview earlier this month that he’d accept whatever decision it makes.
His attorneys told the board last week that Mitts is remorseful and accepts responsibility for what he did.
The state’s supply of its execution drug expires at month’s end, and Mitts will be the last person put to death with that drug if his execution is carried out.