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WYSO Evening News Update: DeWine postpones scheduled execution; Brown and Portman at odds over abortion

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According to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction's website, as of March 2022 the death row population consists of 129 men and 1 woman.

Your WYSO Evening News Update for May 17, 2022, with Jerry Kenney:

  • Execution delay
    (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has delayed the execution of a death row inmate. Kareem Jackson is on death row for killing two men in a robbery in Columbus in 1997. The governor's action is one of several reprieves he has issued in recent years. The governor’s office says the state has struggled to find an adequate supply of drugs for lethal injection. Jackson’s execution is now scheduled for December 2025.