Wayne Keith Henness Appeals Court Rules Ohio's Execution Drug Method Is Constitutional After All By Jo Ingles • Sep 11, 2019 Statehouse News Bureau A federal appeals court says an execution set for next May can go forward, because the condemned killer didn’t prove his claim that the state’s three-drug execution method is unconstitutional. Executions In Ohio On Hold For Now By Jo Ingles • Feb 19, 2019 Jo Ingles Gov. Mike DeWine says there won’t be any executions in Ohio in the near future. DeWine Gets First Clemency Report On A Killer Set For Execution By Karen Kasler • Jan 18, 2019 Karen Kasler The state parole board has unanimously recommended Gov. Mike DeWine not stop the execution of a man convicted of killing his substance abuse counselor in Columbus in 1993 and taking his car, credit cards and wedding ring to get money for drugs.