Death Row Inmate Too Fat For Execution

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COLUMBUS, OH (KPLR) – An Ohio death row inmate is trying to delay his execution because of his weight.  Ronald Post weighs about 480lbs.  His attorneys say he’s “so big”  they could  have trouble finding a vein for the lethal injection and the execution-gurney might not hold him. PLUS, They say any attempt to execute him could be, “painful and torturous.”

He’s scheduled to be put-to-death in January.