Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

                                               NEWS RELEASE                       

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                             November 22, 2005

 

Execution of John R. Hicks

(Columbus) The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction confirmed that John R. Hicks is scheduled for execution on Tuesday, November 29, 2005.  The Ohio Revised Code mandate lethal injection as the manner of execution.

Hicks was convicted and sentenced to death for the 1985 Aggravated Murder of his stepdaughter, Brandy Green, age 5, in Hamilton County.

 

Background Facts:

 

Name:                                       John R. Hicks

 

Race:                                           Black

 

Date of Birth:                             7/31/56

 

Offense(s):                               Aggravated Murder c/s/w

                                               Aggravated Murder c/s/w

                                               Aggravated Robbery

 

Sentence(s):                              Death, 10 25 years

 

County of Commitment:          Hamilton

No word has been received on the status of any type of stay.  For further information, please contact the DRC Public Information Office at (614) 752-1150.