Norman Stout (right) has been waiting 36 years to see the execution of John Stumpf, the man convicted of murdering Stout’s wife, Mary Jane. The federal case involving Stumpf has centered on evidence showing that inmates’ lungs fill with fluid as they are being executed.

Norman Stout in New Concord, OH on January 7, 2020. Stout’s wife was murdered and he wants the death penalty for her killers.