Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2006
(Columbus)--- The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction has confirmed that inmate Glenn L. Benner is scheduled for execution on Tuesday, February 7, at 10:00 a.m. at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio. The Ohio Revised Code mandates the manner of execution to be lethal injection.
Inmate Benner was convicted and sentenced to death for the 1985 aggravated murder of Cynthia Sedgwich and the 1986 aggravated murder of Trina Bowser, in Summit County, Ohio.
Date of Birth: 9/24/62
Offense(s): Aggravated Murder 2 counts
Attempted Aggravated Murder 1 count
Kidnapping 3 counts
Rape 8 counts
Gross Sexual Imposition
Sentence: Death, 30-life
County of Commitment: Summit
The advisory is being distributed in compliance with the DRC execution policy.
For further information, please contact the DRC Public Information Office (614) 752-1150.