Angelo Fears, Ohio

 

June 28, 2019

Angelo Fears has spent the last 22 years on death row in Ohio. While Angelo will spend the remainder of his life in prison, in will not be on death row. Angelo was convicted of the murder Antwuan Gilliam on March 30, 1997, in Cincinnati, Ohio. The new sentence has been agreed to by Angelo and the family of the victim. Angelo was resented to life in prison without the possibility of parole after a hearing earlier this year.

Update: Monday, August 31, 2015 9:33 am EDT

 

Angelo Fears was scheduled to be executed at 10 am EST, on Thursday, September 17, 2015, at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Mansfield, Ohio. Angelo’s execution has been rescheduled to Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Forty-two-year-old Angelo is convicted of the murder of Antwuan Gilliam on March 30, 1997, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Angelo has spent the last 18 years of his life on Ohio’s death row.

In January 2014, Dennis McGuire was executed in Ohio using a new two-drug execution process. The execution took longer than expected, with debate over whether Dennis was full unconscious for the execution.

 

In January of 2015, Ohio announced that it would not carry out any executions this year in order to allow the state to obtain execution drugs and implement a new execution protocol. Read more information here. Along with this announcement, Ohio also rescheduled all 2015 executions. Angelo’s execution is now scheduled for May 18, 2016.  (Ohio has continued to have ongoing problems carrying out executions.  Read the updated news here.)

 

Please pray for peace and healing for the family of Antwuan Gilliam. Please pray for strength for the family of Angelo. Please pray that if Angelo is innocent, or lacks the competency to be executed, evidence will be presented prior to his execution. Please pray that Angelo will come to find peace through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, if he has not already.

 

  

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