CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - He described spending money for things like experts and investigators, many of whom will never see the witness stand.
Cleveland 19 reached out to the Office of the Ohio Public Defender. Since the case is not completed, they only have a tally of bills totaling less than $100.
Cleveland 19 learned that the average cost to defend a death penalty case in Cuyahoga County in 2014 was $14,015.22. In Hamilton County for that same year, the average cost for defending death cases was $25,065.90.
Cleveland 19 reached out to the prosecutor's office to get an idea of that office's costs in Madison's case, but no one from that office responded to the request.
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