Serial killer\'s execution postponed Michael Ross, 45, has admitted to murdering 8 women in the states of Connecticut and New York. He was found guilty of premeditated murder and sentenced to die for his crimes. All his victims were 14 to 25 years old when he raped and strangled them. Michael Ross does not want to exercise his option to appeal his sentence and has expressed a desire to be put to death. However, the defendant's father and others continue to seek to delay his execution. In the latest decision to postpone the judge feels that Mr. Ross's lawyer has a conflict of interest in the case. Should anyone, other than the defendant himself, be able to appeal a conviction? B.