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Posted: December 18, 2012 at 5:06 a.m.

Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio, commuted the sentence of death-row inmate Ronald Post to life in prison with no chance of parole on the grounds that he had poor legal representation, and his office said the governor never considered Post’s arguments in federal court that at 450 pounds he is too fat to be executed.

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