Ronald Phillips ODRC Dropping Two-Drug Lethal Injection Cocktail By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jan 9, 2015 wcpo.com The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections says it's dropping the two-drug lethal injection cocktail used to execute an inmate last year during which he repeatedly gasped and snorted. Condemned Killer Again Cites Organ Donation In Request For Stay Of Execution By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • May 30, 2014 telegraph.co.uk A death row inmate seeking to donate a kidney to his mother before his execution is requesting another reprieve. Judge Orders Delay Of Two Lethal Injections By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio & Associated Press • May 29, 2014 A federal judge has ordered a temporary halt to capital punishment in Ohio, meaning a delay in the next two scheduled executions. Governor Stays Execution To Study Organ Donation Request By Alison Holm • Nov 13, 2013 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. Rulings Clear Way For State To Execute Ronald Phillips By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Nov 8, 2013 Two decisions announced on Thursday mean that next week, Ohio will once again become the first state to use an untested execution method. Death Row Inmate Challenging Use Of New Lethal Injection Drugs By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio & Associated Press • Oct 29, 2013 A death row inmate is asking a federal judge to delay his upcoming execution while he fights the state's newly announced lethal injection process. Parole Board Rejects Clemency For Phillips By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Oct 25, 2013 The Ohio Parole Board has recommended against clemency for a death row inmate facing execution on November 14th.