Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

 

NEWS RELEASE

  

 

 

  

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release                                                                          September 8, 2009

 

 

Execution of Inmate Romell Broom, #187-343

 

 

(Columbus) - Officials at the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DRC) have confirmed that inmate Romell Broom, #187-343, is scheduled for execution on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 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.

 

Inmate Broom was sentenced to death out of Cuyahoga County for the 1984 murder of Tryna Middleton.

 

BACKGROUND FACTS:

 

Name:                                     Romell Broom

 

Race:                                      Black

 

DOB:                                      6/4/56

 

Crime(s):                                Aggravated Murder, Robbery, Rape, Aggravated Robbery, Kidnapping

 

Sentence:                               Death

 

County:                                   Cuyahoga County

 

The execution could be delayed if there are any pending legal actions in the courts. For further information please feel free to contact the DRC Public Information Office at (614) 752-1150.