Wednesday, July 29, 2009
The Ohio Parole Board voted 5-2 that a reprieve be granted for Jason Getsy, who is scheduled to be executed next month. The Tribune Chronicle reports, however, that the "elected county prosecutors all across the state" are trying to convince Gov. Ted Strickland to allow the execution. A petition with more than 1,400 signatures on petitions is also calling for the execution. Getsy was convicted for the "aggravated" murder of a 66 year old woman and attempted murder of her son. See story here.