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SUPCO Upholds Sentence Of Ohio's Lone Female Death Row Inmate

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The Ohio Supreme Court has for the third time upheld the death sentence of the state's lone female death row inmate. 73-year-old Donna Roberts was sentenced to death for a third time in 2014. In the past, the court said a prosecutor improperly helped prepare a sentencing motion and a judge hadn't fully considered factors that could argue against a death sentence. The court rejected arguments that allowing a new judge to sentence Roberts after the original judge died was unconstitutional. Nathanial Jackson was also convicted in the case.

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