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Inmate Who Was Too Obese To Execute Dies

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 09.25.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio inmate whose 450-pound weight became an issue in his death penalty case has died seven months after being granted cleme...

Condemned Obese Killer Learns Fate

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 02.16.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The governor on Monday sidestepped a decision about whether a condemned inmate is too fat to be humanely executed by sparing hi...

Parole Board Recommends Clemency For Obese Death Row Inmate

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 12.17.2012 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich must decide in about a month whether to spare a condemned inmate who weighs 450 pounds, and whether the inmate...

Death Row Inmate Is So Obese, He Could Take Days To Execute

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 02.05.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio — At about 450 pounds, Ohio death row inmate Ronald Post is so fat that his executioners won't be able to find veins in his arms ...

Too Fat To Kill, Too Innocent For Jail?

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 11.29.2012 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A condemned killer trying to delay his execution because he is obese is now raising an innocence claim, a prosecutor said in a filin...

Death Row Inmate Isn't Too Fat To Die: Judge

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 01.26.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A condemned killer trying to delay his execution because of his extreme weight hasn't raised enough new issues to warrant the l...

Warden Says Inmate Is Not Too Obese To Execute

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 12.23.2012 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The warden of the prison where Ohio puts inmates to death says the state's execution table can easily hold a condemned inmate w...

Too Obese To Execute?

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 11.17.2012 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A condemned Ohio inmate who weighs at least 480 pounds wants his upcoming execution delayed, saying his weight could lead to a ...