Franklin County’s prosecutor says his office will pursue the death penalty against a Gahanna man convicted of setting his ex-girlfriend on fire nearly two years before she died.
‘Judy’s Law’ Becomes Ohio’s Law
Gov. John Kasich has formally signed what’s become known as “Judy’s Law.” It’s legislation named for a Columbus woman that imposes longer prison sentences on attackers who intentionally disfigure their victims by using accelerants to set them on fire. As Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports, the law might not be the last to crack down on domestic violence.