Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

 

NEWS RELEASE

 

 

 

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                OCTOBER 18, 2006

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Execution of Inmate Jeffrey Lundgren

 

(Columbus) The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction officials have confirmed that inmate Jeffrey Lundgren will be executed on Tuesday, October 24, 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.

 

Lundgren was convicted and sentenced to death for the April 17, 1989 Aggravated Murders of the Avery family in Kirkland, Ohio:  Dennis Avery, age 49; Cheryl Avery, age 46; Trina Denise Avery, age 15; Rebecca Lynn Avery, age 13; and Karen Diane Avery, age 7.

 

Background Facts:

 

Name                     Jeffrey D. Lundgren

 

Race                      Caucasian

 

DOB                      05/03/1950

 

Crime                    Aggravated Murder

 

Sentence                Death

 

County                  Lake

 

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

 

 

****THIS CASE CURRENTLY HAS BEEN STAYED AND IS BEING APPEALED IN THE 6TH CIRCUIT COURT WHICH LEAVES IT SUBJECT TO FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS.