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Ohio Supreme Court Reschedules Executions of Two Condemned Killers

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8:50AM
May 30, 2014

A Columbus federal judge had postponed the execution of Ronald Phillips and William Montgomery to allowe debate over the state’s new lethal injection procedures.

Parole Board Votes Unanimously For Clemency For Convicted Killer

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Arthur Tyler was convicted in the 1983 killing of a Cleveland produce vendor.
9:00AM
April 30, 2014

A panel is recommending that Gov. John Kasich grant clemency for a death row inmate who’s scheduled to be executed next month.

Ohio Rejects Child Killer’s Organ Donation Request

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The state has denied death row inmate Ronald Phillips request to donate his organs before his scheduled execution in July.
2:44PM
March 21, 2014

Ohio says it is denying a condemned child killer’s request to donate organs to family members, a bid that halted his execution last year.

Slow Execution With Two-Drug Cocktail Not A Concern

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53-year-old Dennis McGuire was executed in January with a two-drug cocktail.
10:34AM
February 5, 2014

An Ohio prison official says the new execution process in the state first used in January worked “very well.”

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.”

Governor John Kasich Delays Execution of Convicted Killer

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4:43PM
November 13, 2013

Ohio Governor John Kasich has delayed a condemned child killer’s execution to study the feasibility of allowing the man to donate his organs to ailing relatives.

Ohio Board Recommends No Mercy For Girl’s Killer

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Ohio deathrow inmate Ronald Phillips
10:39AM
October 24, 2013

The Ohio Parole Board has recommended against mercy for a condemned killer facing execution next month under the state’s new, untested lethal injection process.

New Ohio Execution Plan Due In October

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Ohio will get a new method for executions in October.
12:22PM
August
15, 2013

A court filing says Ohio plans to come up with a new process for executing condemned inmates no later than Oct. 4.

Inmate Nearing Execution Found Hanging In Cell

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The Ohio Parole Board recently denied clemency for Billy Slagle.
8:02AM
August 5, 2013

Attorneys for Billy Slagle, who was scheduled to be executed on Wednesday, say they’re shocked the man was found Sunday hanging in his cell.

Northeast Ohio Man Executed For 1997 Murder

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Brett Hartman was convicted in the brutal 1997 murder of Winda Snipes in Akron.
10:40AM
November 13, 2012

The state of Ohio has executed Brett Hartman, the man convicted of brutally killing a Northeast Ohio woman in 1997.