The Ohio Supreme Court has set execution dates in 2022 for two condemned killers.
Death row inmate Percy Hutton, of Cleveland, was sentenced to die for the 1985 slaying of Derek Mitchell in a dispute over a sewing machine.
The court on Friday scheduled Hutton to die on June 22, 2022.
Hutton’s attorney, Michael Benza, argues the execution date shouldn’t be scheduled because the 63-year-old Hutton still has federal appeals pending.
Death row prisoner Cedric Carter, of Cincinnati, was sentenced to die for the 1992 shooting of convenience store clerk Frances Messinger during a robbery.
The court scheduled an Aug. 24, 2022, execution date for Carter.
Cedric’s attorney, Keith Yeazel, argues the 44-year-old Carter also still has appeals pending.
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