Local killer commits suicide


Lawrence Michael “Mike” Hensley enters a courtroom in 2013. He apparently committed suicide Sunday, June 21, 2015, at the Ohio Penitentiary in Youngstown.

YOUNGSTOWN — The man who took the lives of three Shelby County teenagers and his Bible study teacher in 1999 and a fellow inmate two years ago is now dead.

Lawrence Michael “Mike” Hensley, an inmate at the Ohio State Penitentiary in Youngstown, apparently committed suicide Sunday morning, June 21.

See Wednesday’s SDN.