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2 Officers On Leave After Ohio Inmate Suicide

Two corrections officers have been placed on administrative leave after death row inmate Billy Slagle committed suicide at the Chillicothe Correctional Institution.
August 9, 2013

Two corrections officers working when an Ohio death row inmate committed suicide are on paid administrative leave as the prisons department investigates what happened.

Lawyer: Ohio Inmate Didn’t Know Of Late Appeal

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A lawyer for Death Row inmate Billy Slagle says a last minute appeal could have successfully stopped the convicted murderer's execution.
6, 2013

A lawyer in Ohio says a death row inmate who apparently hanged himself over the weekend didn’t know his legal team had just received new information about his case that could have delayed his execution.

Autopsy: Condemned Ohio Man Apparently Hanged Self

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A coroner says Death Row inmate Billy Slagle's death appears consistent with hanging.
5, 2013

An autopsy shows that a death row inmate in Ohio apparently hanged himself three days before his execution.

Inmate Nearing Execution Found Hanging In Cell

The Ohio Parole Board recently denied clemency for Billy Slagle.
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.

Franklin County Struggles With Spike In Teen Suicides

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January 7, 2013

The county saw ten people between the ages of 13 and 18 take their own life in 2012. That’s more than the previous four years combined.

South Columbus Couple Dead After Murder/Suicide

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17, 2012

Police say a man went to the south Columbus home of his estranged wife and asked to be let in before he fatally shot her and then committed suicide.

Man, Wife Dead After Apparent Murder Suicide At Cleveland Airport

The shooting happened Sunday morning in a parking near Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.
10, 2012

Authorities in Cleveland say a man fatally shot his airport-security-officer wife, fired at a second person, and then killed himself at an off-site airport employee parking lot.

Five Found Dead In Toledo In Apparent Murder-Sucide

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13, 2012

Police say three children, their uncle, and their grandmother have been found dead inside a Toledo garage in what appears to be a murder-suicide.

Court Martial Begins For Ohio Soldier Accused Of Racial Hazing

Military officials say Pvt. Danny Chen shot himself last year in Afghanistan after weeks of physical and emotional abuse.
July 24, 2012

Sgt. Adam Holcomb of Youngstown is one of eight soldiers charged in the death of Pvt. Danny Chen, a Chinese-American soldier who committed suicide last year.

Columbus Police Find Two Bodies After Apparent Murder-Suicide

4, 2012

Police responded to 1296 Elderwood Ave. Saturday night after receiving a report that a man was killing a woman inside his residence.