A man convicted of murder was rushed from the Iowa State Penitentiary to the hospital in 2015, where his heart was restarted five times.
Now he claims his life sentence was fulfilled in his short-lived death, and that he has over-stayed his prison time by four years.
Benjamin Schreiber, found guilty of first-degree murder in 1997 and sentenced to life behind bars without the possibility of parole, was hospitalized in March 2015 after large kidney stones caused him to develop septic poisoning, according to court records.
By the time he arrived at the hospital, he was unconscious, records show.
Life sentence is that he is to remain in prison while still alive, yes? He’s still alive, so .....
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Originally posted by PowerSurge: His definition of death is a little different than everyone else’s.
Well, not everyone’s. We still see frequents statements of the, “I died three times on the operating table,” and not only from people trying to get some benefit from dying. But, no, if you had died, you wouldn’t be telling us about it. Dead is dead, and not something we get over.
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