Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

 

NEWS RELEASE

  

 

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                       JANUARY 16, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

Execution of Inmate Kenneth Biros

 

(Columbus) ľOhio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction officials have confirmed that inmate Kenneth Biros is scheduled for execution on Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at 10:00 a.m.  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.

 

Biros was convicted and sentenced to death for the February 7, 1991, Aggravated Murder of Tammy Engstrom, Trumbull County.

 

Background Facts:

 

Name:                                                             Kenneth Biros

 

Race:                                                              Caucasian

 

DOB:                                                              9/24/1958

 

Crime:                                                             Aggravated Murder, Attempted Rape

Aggravated Robbery and Felonious Sexual Penetration

 

Sentence:                                                       Death

 

County:                                                           Trumbull

 

 

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

 

THIS CASE CURRENTLY HAS SEVERAL MOTIONS FOR STAYS PENDING AND BEING APPEALED WHICH LEAVES IT SUBJECT TO FURTHER COURT ACTION.