All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Dennis McGuire’

Ohio Executes Killer and His Family Sues

When a criminal is convicted and faces execution, it is a difficult scenario for the family to endure. But when execution day comes and officials in charge of the execution botch things in a major way, it can cause serious emotional damage to that prisoner’s family. And it did – The family of the Ohio man, Dennis McGuire, who was …

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Ohio Executes Killer Using New Drug Method

On Thursday, Ohio executed its first death row inmate using a new two-drug procedure. Ohio became the first state to use the new method on 53-year-old Dennis McGuire. McGuire was convicted in 1994 for killing a pregnant woman, Joy Stewart, in 1989. Ohio had to find a new method of execution due to the limited supply of pentobarbital. The new …

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