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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.

Ohio Child Killer’s Organ Donation Wish Perplexes

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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.

Judge Won’t Stop Condemned Ohio Killer’s Execution

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A federal judge has refused to delay the scheduled execution of Ohio death row inmate Ronald Phillips.
1:21PM
November 7, 2013

A federal judge has declined to block a child killer’s upcoming execution at the request of lawyers suing over Ohio’s new process for carrying out capital punishment.

Child Killer To Get Untried 2-Drug Injection

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Condemned Ohio killer, Ronald Phillips, seeks lethal drug challenge.
1:27PM
October 28, 2013

Ohio said it will use a never-tried dose of two drugs injected intravenously to put to death an inmate who raped and killed his girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter.