Death Row Inmate Says Doctors Want Medical Parole

1 decade 3 years 1 month ago Sunday, July 15 2007 Jul 15, 2007 Sunday, July 15, 2007 12:52:28 PM CDT July 15, 2007 in News
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POTOSI, (AP) - Missouri Death Row inmate Brian Kinder says his doctors want him to get paroled to a medical facility. Kinder is battling late-stage throat cancer. He applied earlier this month for medical parole that would move him from death row to an outside hospital. The Southeast Missourian reports today that Kinder is the first death row inmate to make such a request in recent memory. Kinder was sentenced to death on a rape and murder conviction. Kinder tells the newspaper that he is getting poor health care at the prison hospital. He is visited by hospice workers and is on painkillers. A state parole board is considering his appeal.

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