480-Pound Killer: I'm Too Fat for Execution

Ronald Post's lawyers say lethal injection could be 'torturous'

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Sep 17, 2012 1:37 PM CDT | Updated Sep 22, 2012 7:00 PM CDT

(Newser) – Convicted Ohio killer Ronald Post wants a delay of execution because, he says, his scar tissue and 480 pounds of body mass would make lethal injection far too painful, the AP reports. "There is a substantial risk that any attempt to execute him will...   Read full story »


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