Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

                                               NEWS RELEASE                                                    

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                    June 20, 2003

 

SCHEDULED EXECUTION OF JEROME CAMPBELL

(Columbus) - The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction confirmed that Jerome Campbell is scheduled for execution on Friday, June 27, 2003.  The Ohio Revised Code mandates lethal injection as the manner of execution.

Campbell was convicted and sentenced to death for the 1988 Aggravated Murder of Henry Turner, in Hamilton County, Ohio.

  BACKGROUND FACTS:

NAME:                                               Jerome Campbell

RACE:                                               Black

DATE OF BIRTH:                                    05/28/61

OFFENSE(S):                                  Aggravated Burglary

                                                            Aggravated Murder            

                                                            Aggravated Burglary                     

                                                            Aggravated Burglary         

                                                            Trafficking in Marijuana

SENTENCE(S):                               4-25 years cs/w 15-25 years cc/w -5 years

                                                              cs/w Death                               

COUNTY OF COMMITMENT:             Hamilton

No word has been received on the status of the stay.  For further information please contact the DRC Public Information Office at (614) 752-1150.