William Wickline arrives at Lucasville for execution
A man convicted of killing and dismembering a Columbus couple over a drug debt has been moved from death row to the Lucasville prison that houses the state's execution chamber.
William D- Wickline is scheduled to be executed Tuesday morning unless the U-S Supreme Court grants a delay.
Prisons spokeswoman Andrea Dean says Wickline was moved from death row in Mansfield to the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility this morning. He arrived around 9:45.
The 52-year-old was sentenced to death for killing Peggy Lerch in 1985. He was sentenced to life in prison for the slaying of Lerch's husband, Christopher.
The couple was last seen in August 1982. Their bodies were never found.