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Ohio Death Row Appeal Rejected
PREBLE COUNTY, Ohio (WKRC) -- A federal appeals court rejects arguments by a condemned Preble County killer.
Dennis McGuire faces a never-tried execution method. His attorneys argue he received poor legal assistance before sentencing.
McGuire is scheduled to die January 16th for the 1989 rape and deadly stabbing of Joy Stewart, who was pregnant at the time.
The Department of Rehabilitation and Correction is expected to announce soon which of two types of lethal injection processes it will use to put the 53-year-old to death.