execution stay rss icon

Ohio Child Killer’s Organ Donation Wish Perplexes

ronald_phillips
Gov. John Kasich has postponed Ronald Phillips' execution to allow the state to consider whether to allow him to donate some of his organs to sick relatives.
3:37PM
November 14, 2013

The stay of execution for a convicted Ohio child killer seeking to donate his organs is posing perplexing ethical and medical questions that pit demand for life-saving transplants against the goals of incarceration.