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Pending Case: Mark Pickens, Ohio, 07/19/17

STAYED

Mark Pickens was sentenced to death in 2010 for the 2009 murders of Noelle Washington, Anthony Jones III, and Sha'Railyn Wright.

The execution was stayed until all state postconviction proceedings are exhausted.

Actions:

  • Contact Gov. John Kasich and ask him to halt this execution: contact him via this link, or by phone at (614) 466-3555, or by his Twitter @OHPressSec.  If you prefer to send him a letter, here is the mailing address: Governor John Kasich, Riffe Center, 30th Floor, 77 South High Street, Columbus, OH 43215-6117.
  • If you live in Ohio, write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper.
  • Take action with Ohioans to Stop Executions via this link.
  • Please share this information with your friends, especially those in Ohio, and ask them to help halt the execution of Mr. Pickens by taking one of the actions listed above.

Please check back. We will be updating this page as more information about how you can help stop the execution of Mr. Pickens becomes available.

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