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Court upholds death sentence for Ohio killer of friend<
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for a condemned killer who argued his sentence was unfair because the man who fatally stabbed the victim received a life sentence.
Death row inmate Austin Myers was sentenced to die for the 2014 killing in southwestern Ohio of childhood friend Justin Back during a burglary.
Attorneys for Myers argue his death sentence is ...