Ohio executes Reginald Brooks for killing own children

BBC – An Ohio man has been executed for shooting and killing his three sleeping sons in 1982. Reginald Brooks, 66, shot his sons, aged 11, 15 and 17, shortly after their mother filed for divorce. Brooks’ execution was the first lethal injection in Ohio in nearly six months. The Ohio Supreme Court rejected a request to halt the execution because Brooks suffers from schizophrenia. Prosecutors said his mental illness did not cause the murders. Read Article