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State Releases Annual Death Penalty Report

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10:42AM
April
1, 2014

The annual report covers every execution in Ohio since 1981 when the state reinstated the death penalty. Four people joined that list in 2013.

Family Promises Lawsuit Over 25-Minute Execution

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The 53-year-old McGuire was sentenced for the 1989 rape and fatal stabbing of Joy Stewart in western Ohio's Preble County.
11:00AM
January 16, 2014

Dennis McGuire’s attorney Allen Bohnert called the convicted killer’s death “a failed, agonizing experiment” and added: “The people of the state of Ohio should be appalled at what was done here today in their names.”

Judge Won’t Stop Ohio Execution By Untried Drugs

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An Ohio Federal Judge has refused to stop the execution of a convicted killer set to die later this week by an untried lethal injection method.
1:42PM
January
13, 2014

A federal judge has refused to stop the execution of an Ohio man facing death by a never-tried execution method that the inmate’s attorneys allege will cause him agony and terror.

Ohio Killer Asks Supreme Court To Halt Execution

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A condemned Ohio man is appealing his death sentence to the US Supreme Court
2:22PM
January 9, 2014

A condemned Ohio killer facing execution next week by an untried lethal drug process has asked the U.S. Supreme Court for a reprieve.

Ohio Killer To Get Lethal 2-Drug Shot Untried In The U.S.

4:22PM
December
31, 2013

Ohio says it will use a never-tried dose of two drugs injected intravenously to put to death an inmate who raped and killed a pregnant woman.