The state has released a final report on two high profile suicides by prison inmate earlier this year.
A guard at the Chillicothe Correctional Institution has resigned after the state found falsified logs documenting checks on a death row inmate who later committed suicide.
The union representing Ohio prison guards says the scope of a state-commissioned review on inmate suicides is too narrow and does not address the broader issues affecting the state's prison system.
State officials say one and possibly two prison guards falsified an electronic log documenting checks on a death row inmate who committed suicide days before his scheduled execution.
The state says a prison inmate has committed suicide, the third case of an Ohio prisoner killing himself in two months.
State prisons officials have placed two jail guards on leave as they investigate the suicide of an inmate who was scheduled to be executed earlier this week.
Just days before he was set to be executed, a condemned killer hanged himself at the prison in Chillicothe.
Ohio Governor John Kasich has rejected clemency for a condemned killer, despite Cuayhoga County prosecutor Tim McGinty's rare plea to commute his sentence to life without parole.
The Ohio Parole Board has recommended against clemency for a death row inmate convicted of killing a woman in her home in 1987.
Cuayhoga County prosecutors and defense attorneys are asking the Ohio Parole Board today to spare a death row inmate convicted of stabbing and killing a Cleveland woman in 1986 during a burglary at her home.