Ohio Spares Man 'Too Fat to Be Executed'

But it wasn't Ronald Post's weight that saved him

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 18, 2012 12:03 AM CST

(Newser) – A 450-pound murderer in Ohio who argued that he was too fat to be executed has been spared—but not because of his weight. Gov. John Kasich followed a parole board's recommendation and commuted Ronald Post's death sentence to life without parole on...   Read full story »

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