US Supreme Court rejects condemned Ohio killer's last-minute appeal about abusive childhood

  • by: ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 15, 2014 - 7:15 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The state made preparations on Wednesday to use a never-tried lethal drug combination to put a man to death for the slaying of a pregnant woman that went unsolved until he inadvertently helped authorities, and the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block the execution.

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