Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

                                               NEWS RELEASE                         

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                     July 13, 2004



Inmate Scott Mink Execution

(Columbus) Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction authorities have confirmed that inmate Scott Mink is scheduled for execution on Tuesday, July 20, 2004, at 10:00 a.m.  The execution will take place at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility located in Lucasville, Ohio.  The Ohio Revised Code mandates lethal injection as the manner of execution.


Mink was convicted and sentenced to death for the aggravated murders of his parents, William Mink, age 79, and Shelia Mink, age 72 in September of 2000. 


Background Information


Name:                   Scott Andrew Mink


Race:                     Caucasian


DOB:                      10/13/63


Crime:                   Aggravated Murder 2 counts

                             Aggravated Robbery 2 counts



Sentence:               Death


County:                  Montgomery


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