Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

                                               NEWS RELEASE                         

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                     July 7, 2004

 

Inmate Vrabel Execution

 

(Columbus) Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction authorities have confirmed that inmate Stephen Vrabel is scheduled for execution on Tuesday, July 14, 2004, at 10:00 AM. 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.

 

Vrabel was convicted and sentenced to death for the 1989 Aggravated Murders of Susan and Lisa Clemente, Mahoning County, Ohio.

 

BACKGROUND FACTS:

 

NAME:                       Stephen A. Vrabel

 

RACE:                       Caucasian

 

DOB:                          10/15/56

 

CRIME:                      Aggravated Murder- 2 counts

 

SENTENCE:             Death

 

COUNTY:                  Mahoning

 

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