Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
For Immediate Release May 17, 2007
EXECUTION SCHEDULED FOR INMATE CHRISTOPHER NEWTON
(Columbus)--- The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction has confirmed that inmate Christopher Newton, A378-452, is scheduled for execution on Thursday, May 24, 2007. The Ohio Revised Code mandates lethal injection as the manner of execution.
Newton was convicted and sentenced to death for the 2001 Aggravated Murder of Jason Brewer, in Richland County, Ohio.
Name: Christopher Newton
Date of Birth: 11/13/1969
Offenses: Burglary 4 years
Att. Agg. Burglary 5-15 years
Att. Escape 1 year
Agg. Murder Death
County of Commitment: Richland
This execution could be delayed if there are any legal actions pending.
For further information, please contact the DRC Public Information Office at (614) 752-1150.