Convicted Rapist Kenneth Pike Turns Down Heart Transplant

Convicted rapist Kenneth Pike of Auburn, N.Y., has reportedly turned down a lifesaving heart transplant that would have cost New York taxpayers up to $800,000. Pike's sister, Sharon Cardinal of Auburn, said Pike changed his mind about the transplant after news reports sparked controversy about inmates receiving big-ticket health services arguably at the expense of others, according to The Associated Press. Pike, 55, is serving an 18- to 40-year sentence for raping a 12-year-old female...Full Story
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