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LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) - Ohio is set to execute a condemned killer for a three-decades-old fatal stabbing. Death row inmate Robert Van Hook was sentenced to die for stabbing and strangling David Self in Cincinnati in 1985. Prosecutors say he made a practice of luring gay men to apartments to rob them. Van Hook's execution by a combination of three drugs is set for 10 a.m. Wednesday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The law firm investigating allegations that a now-dead Ohio State University doctor sexually abused students has documentation about at least one incident that prompted a complaint to a student health center official in the 1990s. Former student Steve Snyder-Hill says he wrote the letter after Dr. Richard Strauss pressed against him with an erection during a medical exam. Investigators have confirmed to Snyder-Hill that they have paperwork about the incident.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Authorities say the son of a Greek billionaire was found dead in a Cleveland hotel room and three bags of cocaine were nearby. Cleveland.com reports 34-year-old Socrates Kokkalis was found dead at a downtown Marriott Hotel on Saturday afternoon. His father, Socrates Kokkalis Sr., is the founder of a Greek telecommunications company and the chairman of the Greek soccer team Olympiacos. A police report said three baggies of cocaine were found in the younger Kakkalis' room.
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio high school teacher and volleyball coach who pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct with a student has lost her teaching license. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports 31-year-old Hilary Dattilo had her teaching license revoked earlier this month after she pleaded guilty to a felony charge of gross sexual imposition. The former Hamilton High School teacher faces up to 18 months in prison during her sentencing scheduled for July 31.
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