Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

                                               NEWS RELEASE                                                     

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                   APRIL 9, 2003

Clemency Hearing Scheduled for Jerome Campbell

(Columbus) The Ohio Adult Parole Board has scheduled the clemency hearing for Jerome Campbell (#211-228).  The hearing will be held on Friday, April 25, 2003 at the Adult Parole Authority Office located at 1030 Alum Creek Drive, Columbus, Ohio.  The hearing will begin at 12:00 p.m.  Campbell is scheduled for execution on Wednesday, May 14, 2003 for the 1988 murder of Henry Turner, 78, in Hamilton County. 

The hearing is open to the media.  If you plan to attend we are asking that you arrive no later than 11:30 a.m.  For further information, please contact the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Public Information Office at (614) 752-1150.

DIRECTIONS TO THE SITE (From Columbus): 

Take I-71 to I-70 East.  Take the Alum Creek Drive exit (103B).  Stay to the right on Alum Creek Drive.  The office will be on the right side of the street, 1030 Alum Creek Drive.  The phone number to the Alum Creek Office is (614) 752-0800.