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What the State Suppressed about Justin Horn*

According to Peggy Garrett’s testimony, Justin Horn (Peggy’s son) was away from their apartment for the weekend when her daughter, Amber, went missing. Peggy stated that Justin left on the Friday afternoon, and did not return until about 3 pm … Continue reading

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Other Suspects: Extensive Suppression of Evidence

Suppressed police files show that Jeff’s prosecution withheld information about suspicious males, and about the victim’s mother, Peggy Garrett.* Evidence existed, but was suppressed, that:  -Amber Garrett was stalked by a “creepy guy” who would show-up at her bedroom window, … Continue reading

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What the State Suppressed about Eric Horn

Suppressed police records relating to Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s case reveal much about Eric Horn (brother of the victim, Amber Garrett). The records show that two weeks before Amber disappeared, Horn said that he hated his sister and wished she was dead;* … Continue reading

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Oral Argument: April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 will be an important day for Jeffrey Wogenstahl. Oral argument has been scheduled for that day,* to consider whether his Ohio trial court lacked jurisdiction to try him (Jeff has a strong case that because the … Continue reading

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Nitrogen Asphyxiation: “Are we really going to use it for people?”

John Murphy, executive director of the Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association, supports the flawed criminal justice system that produced Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s death sentence. Murphy is unconcerned that a recent OTSE report about the Ohio death penalty concludes, “the only interest served is … Continue reading

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A Question of Jurisdiction

Yesterday Jeff’s lawyers addressed the issue which the Ohio Supreme Court has invited them to raise, namely that Jeff’s trial court did not have jurisdiction to try him. The relevant statute in force at the time of the crime of … Continue reading

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Execution Date Stayed!

Wonderful news! The Ohio Supreme Court has today issued the following announcement about Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s case: 1995-0042. State v. Wogenstahl. Hamilton App. No. C-930222. On motion to vacate execution date and to reopen direct appeal. Motion granted. Appellant’s execution date … Continue reading

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Police Bias

Hillary Clinton seemed extremely uncomfortable when confronted by Ricky Jackson earlier this month about her support for the death penalty. This is not surprising: Jackson’s wrongful death sentence four decades ago was the direct result of Ohioan police coercing a 12 … Continue reading

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Vast Inequities

The findings of the report, “The Impact of Race, Gender, and Geography on Ohio Executions”, are damning. The report finds no evidence that the death penalty in Ohio deters homicide. On the contrary, the few counties that produced executions between 1976 … Continue reading

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Judges Don’t Care

According to Terry Collins, the former Director of the Ohio Department of Correction and Rehabilitation, “[judges don’t] care whether there is new evidence whether the person is guilty or not guilty”.*  Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s experience appears to support this. For instance, … Continue reading

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