Ohio Inmate Says He's Too Obese For Execution

A condemned Ohio inmate who weighs at least 480 pounds wants his upcoming execution delayed, saying his weight could lead to a "torturous and lingering death." This undated photo provided by the Ohio Dept. of Rehabilitation and Corrections shows death row inmate Ronald Post. Post, 53, scheduled to die Jan. 16, 2013, for the 1983 shooting death of hotel desk clerk, wants his upcoming execution delayed.

Topics:  dept   corrections   jan   ohio   post   execution   death   pounds   delayed   upcoming   
BING NEWS:
  • Obese inmate spared from execution dies in Ohio
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio inmate whose 450-pound weight became an issue in his death penalty case has died seven months after being granted clemency, officials said Friday. Ronald Post died Thursday morning at a prison hospital where he'd been treated on ...
    07/26/2013 - 8:17 am | View Link
  • Ronald Post, Obese Ohio Inmate Spared Death Penalty, Dies Week Before Birthday
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio inmate whose 450-pound weight became an issue in his death penalty case has died seven months after being granted clemency, officials said Friday. Ronald Post died Thursday morning at a prison hospital where he'd been treated on ...
    07/26/2013 - 7:46 am | View Link
  • Obese inmate spared from execution dies in Ohio
    (Photo: AP Photo/Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio inmate whose 450-pound weight became ... Jan. 16 execution date on the grounds that he was so obese that he could not be executed humanely.
    07/26/2013 - 5:27 am | View Link
  • Ohio Governor Spares Obese Death Row Inmate
    The governor of Ohio, John Kasich, has spared obese death row inmate Ronald Post from execution on the grounds that he had poor legal representation. The decision by Kasich effectively sidesteps a decision on whether Post, who weighs about 450 pounds, was ...
    12/17/2012 - 9:57 am | View Link
  • Parole Board: Obese Death Row Inmate Shouldn't Be Executed
    An Ohio state parole board recommended on Friday that an obese Ohio inmate, who had sought to halt his execution over his weight, should have his sentence commuted to life in prison due to concerns over his legal representation. Ronald Post, 53 ...
    12/14/2012 - 1:09 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Topic Galleries
    News, Photos and Information about Chicago Tribune ... Two people were killed and at least 19 other people, including a 15-year-old boy and a 65-year-old woman, have ...
    08/27/2015 - 1:51 pm | View Website
  • Health | ideastream
    ideastream and NetWellness are partnering to bring more understanding to the health and medical issues you care about. Launched in 1995, NetWellness is a consumer ...
    08/27/2015 - 12:54 pm | View Website
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer | Cleveland, Ohio Newspaper ...
    Get the latest Cleveland news online from The Plain Dealer, Ohio's largest newspaper. Get local business, sports, entertainment news and more at cleveland.com
    08/27/2015 - 7:32 am | View Website
  • Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky
    Script error: The module returned a value. It is supposed to return an export table. Script error: The module returned a value. It is supposed to return an export table.
    08/27/2015 - 3:43 am | View Website
  • U.S. News | National News
    ABC News reports on United States politics, crime, education, legal stories, celebrities, weather, the economy and more
    08/26/2015 - 8:12 pm | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News