Comments:Scottish man to be freed from death row in Ohio, US

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Kinda reminds me a bit of the tale told by the video for the title track of the Accept album Death Row. For those of you who don't know it, it's here. At least this has a marginally better ending, but 21 years is a lot of time to steal from someone. Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 17:25, 20 December 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Uh, did he not try to murder his girlfriend by burning down her building, which would have presumably housed other tenants as well? I'm not quite sure where innocence comes into play here. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 99.224.212.100 (talk) 22:22, 20 December 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Kenny Richey[edit]

The case of Ohio v Richey, resulting in an innocent man spending 21 years in prison under sentence of death in the electric chair, is one of the most effective arguments I have ever heard against capital punishment. To threaten a person's life and keep him incarcerated for so long under the intense stress of believing he is to be put to death can only typify the definition of "cruel and unusual" prohibited by the eighth amendment to the US Constitution. More often than not, the death penalty is not justice but revenge. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 83.216.85.7 (talk) 22:19, 28 January 2008 (UTC)Reply[reply]