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:
  • Doctor: veins of obese Ohio inmate inaccessible
    (AP) A doctor says the veins of an obese Ohio inmate condemned to die are inaccessible and questions whether he could be injected with lethal drugs. Ohio State medical center anesthesiologist Sergio Bergese (ber-GAY'-see) says veins on inmate Ronald Post's ...
    06/2/2017 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Obese inmate spared from execution dies in Ohio
    COLUMBUS, Ohio – An obese Ohio inmate whose weight became an issue in his death penalty case has died months after being granted clemency. A state prisons spokeswoman says 53-year-old Ronald Post died Thursday at a prison hospital where he'd been treated ...
    07/26/2013 - 12:01 pm | View Link
  • Obese Death Row Inmate: Ohio Parole Board Recommends Clemency For 450-lb Ronald Post
    (Photo: Ohio State Dept. of Rehabilita) Ronald Post is a 450-lb inmate on Ohio's death row with a January execution scheduled for the 1983 murder of a motel clerk. The obese death row inmate has been seeking clemency because he claims he is too fat to be ...
    12/14/2012 - 5:36 pm | View Link
  • Doctor: Veins of obese Ohio inmate inaccessible
    A condemned killer fighting his execution because of his extreme weight does not have accessible veins in his arms or hands and could not receive a lethal injection in his legs because he is so obese, a doctor said in a court filing. Death row inmate ...
    11/9/2012 - 11:03 am | View Link
  • Execution table can support obese inmate, Ohio prison warden says
    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 who has argued he is so big it might collapse. The table was tested by placing an equally heavy prison employee ...
    10/23/2012 - 4:41 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • AOL
    Get breaking news and the latest headlines on business, entertainment, politics, world news, tech, sports, videos and much more from AOL
    04/22/2018 - 5:22 pm | View Website
  • U.S. News | Latest National News, Videos & Photos
    Get the latest breaking news across the U.S. on ABCNews.com
    04/22/2018 - 12:11 am | View Website
  • Borderline Personality and Criminality
    by Randy A. Sansone, MD, and Lori A. Sansone, MD Dr. R. Sansone is a professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Internal Medicine at Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio, and Director of Psychiatry Education at Kettering Medical Center in Kettering, Ohio; Dr. L. Sansone is a family medicine physician (government […]
    04/21/2018 - 11:18 am | View Website
  • Inmate who says he's 'too ill to be executed' due to die today
    An ill inmate will be rolled into the death chamber on a wheelchair for his execution. Killer Alva Campbell will also get a wedge-shaped pillow during his execution to help...
    11/15/2017 - 9:49 am | View Website
  • Death row inmate Alva Campbell gets pillow during ...
    Death row inmate gets pillow to help him breathe during execution
    11/13/2017 - 2:31 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