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Ohio Killer Executed

An Ohio man who stabbed a woman 138 times and cut off her hands was put to death Tuesday in the third execution in the state since a six-month moratorium imposed by a judge in 2011, according to a state official.

Brett Xavier Hartman, 38, was convicted of the murder 15 years ago of Winda Snipes in Akron, Ohio.

Source: Reuters. Read full article. (link)

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  • Chris Mallory||

    A shame it took 15 years.