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Ohio Man Seeks Execution Delay For Kidney Donation

Death row inmate Ronald Phillips has once again requested officials delay his execution so that he can donate his kidney to his mother before he dies.
May 30, 2014

A condemned inmate seeking to donate a kidney to his mother before his execution is requesting another reprieve after Ohio rejected his first organ donation request.

Ohio Rejects Child Killer’s Organ Donation Request

The state has denied death row inmate Ronald Phillips request to donate his organs before his scheduled execution in July.
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

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.
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

A federal judge has refused to delay the scheduled execution of Ohio death row inmate Ronald Phillips.
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

Condemned Ohio killer, Ronald Phillips, seeks lethal drug challenge.
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.