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The state is appealing a judge’s decision that a Cleveland man is too mentally ill to be executed for killing his estranged wife and brother-in-law in a courtroom basement.
Ohio could regain its status as one of the country’s busiest death penalty states, with 11 executions scheduled over the next 20 months.
Mark Wiles was executed in Lucasville this morning, marking the state’s first execution since a federal judge criticized the state’s adhesion to its lethal injection procedures.
More than 200 religious leaders are asking Ohio Governor John Kasich to spare a man scheduled for execution next week for fatally stabbing a 15-year-old boy during a farmhouse burglary.
The Ohio Parole Board is recommending Gov. John Kasich deny clemency to a man sentenced to die for stabbing to death the teenage son of his employers while burglarizing their farmhouse.
A federal judge with no objection from the state has stopped next month’s Ohio execution of a man who says he’s innocent in an arson fire that killed his 3-year-old son.
The state says a federal judge and a federal appeals court erred in ruling that Ohio does not follow its own execution procedures.
Mike DeWine says any past failures are relatively minor and should not block future executions.
The lethal injection of 45-year-old Charles Lorraine is on hold after U.S. District Judge Gregory Frost criticized the state for the way it carries out executions.
An Ohio man executed for fatally shooting his three sons while they slept in 1982 has died with his hand clenched in an obscene gesture.