America's Death Row Prisoner Pages
Innocence on Ohio's Death Row
Apanovitch has been sentenced to death for a crime he did not
commit. Anthony Apanovitch was convicted in Cleveland 1984,
murder and rape of Mary Ann Flynn. After a two month
investigation,police targeted Apanovitch, even though the hair, blood
and saliva samples he voluntarily provided,
excluded him as a suspect. The state's case at trial was built
on circumstantial evidence. Visit his page for more case info,
penpal request - and legal information. M*A*S*H's Mike Farrell
a videotape on the case. Contact Anthony's attorney by email from
his page. Tyrone
- Death Row
"...played college basketball, Likes: sports, travel,
reading. Have been on
death row since 7/17/92. Visit Tyrone's webpage for his pen pal request.
- Death Row
kind enough to mail us a letter that included the penpal requests of
several of the other prisoners (see above/below).
He'd also appreciate
receiving mail, so please drop him a line at the address
below. Jessie wrote: ...A lot of the guys will
really appreciate your caring
trying to help, so I'd like to thank you on their behalf and my
say thank you for caring!" Visit Jessie's page for his pen pal request.
Davie - Death Row
correspondence, Visit Roderick's webpage for his pen pal request and
Death Row Ohio
"Are you a
religious or legal minded person interested in fighting for a good
cause? I am a death row prisoner looking for help
in fighting a battle.
The first is my death sentence to prove my innocence. Students, lawyers
and investigators looking to
help someone in a circumstantial evidence
case please contact me." Visit Da'rryl's webpage for his pen pal
Death Row Ohio
any correspondence with pen-pals, Please visit William's webpage for
his pen pal request.
Shawn Hawkins - Death Row Ohio "I would like to request that my
name be added to the website for anyone
who would like to correspond.
I would appreciate it greatly. " Visit Shawn's webpage for his
pen pal request. Keith Henness
- Death Row,
"As you can
guess from the
death row sentence, I was accused and found guilty of murder. The sad
part is that I was convicted soley on the word of the actual killer --
no evidence, no I.D., nothing, except for her saying that she "knew"
that I had to do
it. " Visit Keith's webpage for more info on the case,
links to his
Homepage, photo's and how you can contact him through his supporters.
Jackson - Death Row,
interesting, outgoing, openminded people to correspond with, to share
views and thoughts with."
Visit Kareem's webpage for his
photo's and pen pal requests.
Death Row Ohio
"I love music, jazz, rap andsoul.
I write songs and
play the sax. I enjoy reading good books. I also enjoy sports,working
stamps, and rare coins, movies and dancing. " Visit Gary's
webpage for his pen apl request.
Mack - Death Row
"I'm a young man in search of
someone to talk to as well as share my thoughts with. I enjoy
collecting postcards from around the world.
I love pictures
of animals, nature, and beautiful sunsets. If you would just like
to send me postcards from
time to time as you travel I'd like that as
well. " Visit Clarence's webpage for his pen apl request. William
Death Row, Ohio
Montgomery is an Ohio death row prisoner. His page includes his
"Case (Appeal) Outline for Montgomery" with information provided
by William, a penpal request, photo, and a request for stamps for his
Lee Moore - Death Row Ohio
music, movies & reading,
for a female pen pal who enjoys those same things. Age is irrelevant.
Be prepared for thought provoking, stimulating
conversation. " Visit Lee's webpage for his pen pal request.
Donald Duke Palmer - Death Row, Ohio
Donald Duke Palmer has
been on death row for 14 years. He was born in 1965. His
page includes his writing, personal information, a penpal request, and
a request for an investigator willing to do a simple job to assist Mr
Palmer in his appeals. He writes " It'd be easy to be what people
think I am; the worst Ohio has to offer, scum of the earth, unfit to
live, murderer, etc
etc. I could be bitter. I could hate the majority of society. But, I am
anything I've ever done, anything people say I am, anything I've been
anything I've been judged and convicted of being! I am who I choose to
Only I know the thoughts in my mind, and I know I'm not anything people
I am. I am only who I think I am, and I have the power to be whoever I
want to be, simply by putting the thoughts in my mind, and by the
actions those thoughts create." Larry Reynolds - Death Row Ohio
Interests - music,
poetry, art, nature, women, sports (Cleveland fan) Books, puzzles,
movies. Visit Larry's webpage for his penpal request.
- Death Row Ohio
"Steve is a very loving and caring
person. He would love to hear
from people. He is very lonely and just recently sentenced.
All of this is still very new to him and is currently working on his
appeals. " Visit Steven's webpage for his pen pal request.
Ohio"I am more innocent than anyone consciously wants to
What I am requesting
is that you take on the
leadership role to grant
a reprieve and request for a
federal investigation into
- Excerpt from John
to Gov. Taft, January, 2002.
February 19, 2002 Johnny
William Byrd -
Executed by Governor Taft - February 19, 2002
Byrd had been on
Ohio's death row for over 17 years now, with no physical evidence and
all thanks to a jail house informant with an extensive
criminal history. In all this time John has firmly maintained his
Despite the overwhelming evidence proving his
innocence, both the Courts and
Governor Taft refused to intervene and stop the execution of an
Johnny's page for
detailed information on his case, news
articles, writings by
Johnny and his supporters, Memorials, letters of support and more... AN
INNOCENT MAN - by
Kenny Richey- Written
February 19, 2002
February 12, 2003 Richard Edwin Fox - Death Row Ohio
" Likes reading Bible, collecting stamps, watching
sporting events, playing cards and chess. Reading and writing
(dogs, rabbits, horses, cattle) - Raised in country and
worked on farms growing up. " Visit Richard's webpage for his pen pal
September 27, 2005 Herman
Ashworth - Death
"I'd like to say thank you to all
those who will at some point be kind enough to take the time to read
this and consider possibly establishing correspondence with me.
very excited about the prospects of meeting someone special...I do want
say thanks again for simply allowing me a moment of your time.
if you choose not to respond, it does mean a lot that you were kind
to consider me." Visit Dale's webpage for his penpal request.
24, 2007 James
Death Row Ohio
letters and cards from anywhere in the world.
Visit James' webpage for his pen pal request AFTER
KEN RICHEY IS RELEASED AND IS NOW A FREE MAN
Released January 7, 2008 Ken
Richey - An Innocent Scotsman on Death Row
proclaiming his innocence, and his case had
drawn a lot of attention and support in the
Ken is a citizen of Scotland. His CCADP
page linked to his international supporters and to his official
homepage at the Banniser Foundation,
well as a lot of information about Ken's case. Ken also provided
photos and documentation of
abuse after the Mansfield Riot.
Pope John Paul II made
appeal to Ohio's governor in the Ken Richey case. He was finally
released January 7, 2008. Death Sentence
Hancock - Death
"I am an
inmate on Ohio's Death Row. I have been on death row for just
over a year
and a half....It gets
lonely without contact
from other people though I do have some good
friends here on death row. " Visit Tim's webpage for his pen pal
- Death Sentence
" I have been on death
row going on 9 years. Since I have been on death row, I have spent my
time working on my appeals.
I haven't had much time to write
casual letters, so please bear with me for a moment or two,
when I take
a break away from my legal work. "
Visit Jeffrey's webpage for his pen pal requestJamie
"...I started off saying 'Hello Peoples" because thats what
I'm seeking. "Peoples" which I refer to as "Good, decent
are those whom I very much need in my life, to help
me grow as I offer the same, if capable) within this situation.
ask for nothin', except Realism - and will undoubtedly give nothin' but
Realism in return." Visit Jaime's
webpage for his pen pal requestCurrently
Ohio: http://www.drc.ohio.gov/public/deathrow.htm Source: Ohio Department of
Rehabilitaion and Correction otse.org
Contact The Governor Governor Ted
Strickland Governor's Office
Riffe Center, 30th Floor
77 South High Street
Columbus, OH 43215-6108
Phone: (614) 466-3555
Fax: (614) 466-9354
The CCADP has offered free
over 1000 Death Row Prisoners Since 1998 "The Eyes Of The World Are
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updated December 28, 2010 Canadian Coalition
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