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Columbus man says his execution will be justice for his crimes
Donald Palmer didn't ask the state parol board to change his death sentence to life in prison
by WKSU's STATEHOUSE CORRESPONDENT BILL COHEN


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An Ohio death row inmate, facing a lethal injection next week for murdering two people in 1989, has given a rare interview. In it, Donald Palmer talks about guilt, God, and capital punishment. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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Duke

I wish you peace. I wish the victims families peace too.

Laters my friend xx


Posted by: Karen Torley (United Kingdom) on September 17, 2012 1:09AM
As for the upcoming execution for Donald Palmer;
He has done the right thing by not fighting this anymore. Yes he has taking responsibility for his crime and seems to be ready to " Pay the Piper". Sometimes you have to wonder if his readiness and lack of fighting this is for his own means.
I am a strong supporter of capital punishment and I feel for his victims family. On the flip side, the effects of Mr. Palmers upbringing and his decision to use drugs to numb the pain of his demons has got him were he is. I can only imagine what hes going through and the stress involved and I also can't imagine what his victims family have had to endure.

I hope that Mr Palmer has got right with God and I Also pray for his victims family.


Posted by: Scott Pauley (Wheeling, WV) on September 16, 2012 9:09AM
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