U.S. Supreme Court Reinstates Death Sentence For Ohio Man
The U.S. Supreme Court says a lower court was wrong when it threw out the death penalty and conviction of a Toledo man accused of beating his roommate and burying him alive. The court on Monday issued an unsigned opinion that reverses the dismissal of Archie Dixon's death sentence. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned Dixon's conviction because he was not read his Miranda Rights before being questioned by police. The case went before the U.S. Supreme Court because of an appeal by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.