Documents show a condemned Ohio killer facing a never-tried lethal injection method attempted unsuccessfully to delay his execution by requesting he become an organ donor.

State of Ohio

Governor John Kasich has issued a temporary stay of execution for a convicted killer scheduled to die tomorrow, in order to study his request to donate organs to his ailing mother and sister.

Death Row Inmate Wants To Donate Organs After Execution

Nov 11, 2013

A death row inmate scheduled for execution in three days has asked that his organs be donated to help his mother and sister.