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Danny Lee Hill Ohio Death Row
« on: September 11, 2010, 05:07:04 AM »



Timeline

  5:15 p.m. -- Raymond Fife leaves his Austin Avenue home to meet friend Billy Simmons
         6:00 p.m. -- Fife is discovered missing after not showing up at Simmons' Willow Street house
         8:00 p.m. -- Fife's parents file a missing person's report
         9:25 p.m. -- Fife's father and brother-in-law find him in a field behind Valu-King Supermarket on Palmyra Road

    * Sept. 12, 1985: Raymond Fife dies at St. Joseph's Riverside Hospital. Danny Lee Hill goes to Warren Police Department to inquire about a $5,000 reward offered for tips in Fife's murder.
    * Sept. 16, 1985: Timothy Combs arrested at Western Reserve High School. Danny Lee Hill arrested at Warren Police Department.
    * Jan. 21, 1986: Hill's trial begins.
    * Jan. 31, 1986: Hill found guilty by a jury after five hours of deliberation.
    * Feb. 26, 1986: Hill is sentenced to 10 to 25 years for aggravated arson and kidnapping, life in jail for rape and felonious sexual penetration and the death penalty for aggravated murder.
    * April 21, 1986: Combs' trial begins.
    * May 5, 1986: A jury finds Combs guilty in the crimes.
    * May 12, 1986: Combs sentenced to 46 years to life in prison.
    * Nov. 28, 1989: Hill's death sentence upheld by appeals court.
    * April 1, 1993: U.S. Supreme Court rejects Hill's appeal.
    * 2002: U.S. Supreme Court rules it is cruel and unusual punishment to execute a retarded person.
    * 2006: Hills claims he is mentally retarded and unfit for execution. A Trumbull County judge ruled he was not retarded. Hill appeals.
    * July 2008: 11th District Court of Appeals rules Hill is not mentally retarded.
    * August 2009: Ohio Supreme Court refuses to hear Hill's appeal to 11th District Court of Appeals' decision.
    * March 2010: U.S. District judge denies Hill's motion to halt all challenges to mental retardation claim in federal court.
    * August 2010: Hill asks for a delay in the execution of a fellow death row inmate so the inmate can testify Hill is retarded. Gov. Ted Strickland grants the inmate, Kevin Keith, clemency in a decision unrelated to Hill

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Re: Danny Lee Hill Ohio Death Row
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2010, 07:30:09 PM »
"* August 2010: Hill asks for a delay in the execution of a fellow death row inmate so the inmate can testify Hill is retarded. Gov. Ted Strickland grants the inmate, Kevin Keith, clemency in a decision unrelated to Hill"

So Kevin Keith is a psychiatrist now?   ::)