Unique skill set helps save man from death row

By Thom Patterson, CNN

When the Rev. Neil Kookoothe discovered a key piece of evidence in the death row murder case against Joe D'Ambrosio, he said his "heart sank into the pit of his stomach." Click through the gallery for case details and crime scene photos. When the Rev. Neil Kookoothe discovered a key piece of evidence in the death row murder case against Joe D’Ambrosio, he said his “heart sank into the pit of his stomach.” Click through the gallery for case details and crime scene photos.
Neil Kookoothe: Priest, nurse, lawyer
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Neil Kookoothe — a priest, nurse and lawyer — finds evidence in Ohio death row case
  • Joe D’Ambrosio sat on death row for years before evidence overturned his conviction
  • Case poses big questions about requiring prosecutors to share evidence