Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

 

NEWS RELEASE

  

 

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                NOVEMBER 30, 2006

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    

 

Execution of Inmate Jerome Henderson

 

(Columbus) The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction officials have confirmed that inmate Jerome Henderson will be executed on Tuesday, December 5, 2006 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.

 

Henderson was convicted and sentenced to death for the March 2, 1985, Aggravated Murder of Mary Acoff, Hamilton County.

 

 

Background Facts:

Name:             Jerome Henderson

 

Race:              African American

 

DOB:              1/29/59

 

Crime:             Aggravated Murder, Rape and Aggravated Burglary

 

Sentence:        Death

 

County:            Hamilton

 

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

 

 

This case currently has several motions for stays pending and being appealed which leaves it subject to further court action.