Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

                                               NEWS RELEASE                            

 

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                           June 4, 2004

 

 Execution Scheduled for William G. Zuern

(Columbus)--- The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction has confirmed that inmate William G. Zuern is scheduled for execution on Tuesday, June 8, 2004, at 10:00 a.m. at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio.  The Ohio Revised Code mandates the manner of execution to be lethal injection.

Inmate Zuern was convicted and sentenced to death out of Hamilton County for the 1984 aggravated murder of Hamilton County Sheriff’s Deputy Phillip Pence.

 

Background Information

 

Name:                                     William G. Zuern

 

Race:                                      Caucasian

 

Date of Birth:                         12/5/58

 

Offense(s):                             Aggravated Murder

                                               

Sentence:                               Death

                                               

County of Commitment:            Hamilton

 

The advisory is being distributed in compliance with the DRC execution policy.

 

For further information, please contact the DRC Public Information Office (614) 752-1150.