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Kasich Rejects Clemency For Campbell

Nov 10, 2017

Alva Campbell
Credit Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Attorneys for death row inmate in poor health say they're disappointed Governor John Kasich decided Thursday to deny their client clemency.

Attorneys had hoped Kasich would seriously consider 69-year-old Alva Campbell's health problems and poor veins, which could affect the placement of an IV for lethal injection. Campbell is scheduled for execution Nov. 15 for killing a teenage boy in a two-decade-old carjacking in Franklin County. He has filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court.