Convicted Lima murderer, Cleveland Jackson, could see his execution delayed yet again after an order made by Gov. Mike DeWine.

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DeWine has ordered the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to develop a new lethal drug protocol. This comes after a federal judge criticized the current protocol, specifically the use of one of the drugs. While searching for a new method, DeWine suggests that no executions may take place. Jackson was scheduled next on May 29. Allen County Prosecutor Juergen Waldick understands the execution process takes a long time but is confident DeWine will solve this issue.

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"It's really been in the works for quite some time and other states around the country have also, they're facing the same problem," Waldick said. "It's not peculiar to Ohio. I think it'll get sorted it fairly quickly, but fairly quickly in government terms probably means a year."

Waldick said a clemency hearing for Jackson is scheduled sometime next month. He was convicted of killing 17-year-old Leneshia Williams and 3-year-old Jayla Grant at a Eureka Street apartment in 2002.

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