Ohio Mutilation Killer Fights Possible Execution

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Columbus, Ohio (AP) -- A man who killed a woman and left her body parts in Ohio and Pennsylvania is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to ignore a prosecutor's request to set his execution date.

Kenneth Biros argues in a court filing Monday that he remains a party in a federal lawsuit challenging Ohio's lethal injection system.

The 50-year-old Biros also argues he was not properly indicted under Ohio's capital punishment law and shouldn't have received a death sentence.

The Trumbull County Prosecutor asked the court last month to set an execution date.

Though Biros remains part of the injection lawsuit, a federal judge ruled that Biros didn't prove the system is unconstitutional.

Biros killed 22-year-old Tami Engstrom near Warren in 1991 after he offered to drive her home from a bar.

(Copyright 2009 by the Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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  • by SSS58 Location: West Virginia on May 4, 2009 at 08:16 PM
    Omg he is really a sick sick man. Honestly I think he does deserve the death penality. Killing is killing to me. A person can not even go anywhere or do anything without a "freak" like this man trying to hurt a person or killing them. KENNETH BIROS YOU TOOK THIS WOMANS LIFE YOU TOOK HER FROM HER FAMILY , TOOK HER FROM HER FRIENDS NOW I THINK YOUR LIFE SHOULD BE TAKEN ALSO FOR THERE IS NO REASON FOR YOU DO WHAT YOU HAVE DONE. You are one sick puppy and you should be put to DEATH. My prayers goes out to her family and to her friends. OMG YOU GOT ALOT OF NERVE ASKING NOT TO BE PUT TO DEATH!! You are one sick man!!!
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