Ohio is set to execute 43-year-old #Ronald Phillips on July 26. He is scheduled for the state’s first execution since January 16, 2014, when it took 26 minutes to execute Dennis McQuire as he struggled for life – gasping, seizing, and snorting.
As Ohio plans for the first execution in more than three years, the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections (ODRC) has released their execution policy.
Rejecting Eighth Amendment challenges to the drug cocktail Ohio uses to give the death penalty, a federal judge moved the state one step closer Wednesday to resuming lethal injections.
Ohio is set to execute an Akron man inmate later this month. If it happens, it will be the first execution in the state in three-and-a half years. And death penalty opponents are trying to stop it.