Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 5, 2006
(Columbus)— Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction authorities have confirmed that inmate Rocky Barton is scheduled for execution on Wednesday, July 12, 2006, 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. Inmate Barton will be the fifth “volunteer” to be executed in the state of Ohio.
Barton was convicted and sentenced to death for the 2003 Aggravated Murder of Kimbirli Jo Barton, Warren County, Ohio.
NAME: Rocky Barton
CRIME: Aggravated Murder
COUNTY: Warren County
For further information please contact the DRC Office of Public Information at (614) 752-1150.