Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction







Media Advisory

For Immediate Release                                                                          September 8, 2009



Execution of Inmate Romell Broom, #187-343



(Columbus) - Officials at the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DRC) have confirmed that inmate Romell Broom, #187-343, is scheduled for execution on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 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.


Inmate Broom was sentenced to death out of Cuyahoga County for the 1984 murder of Tryna Middleton.




Name:                                     Romell Broom


Race:                                      Black


DOB:                                      6/4/56


Crime(s):                                Aggravated Murder, Robbery, Rape, Aggravated Robbery, Kidnapping


Sentence:                               Death


County:                                   Cuyahoga County


The execution could be delayed if there are any pending legal actions in the courts. For further information please feel free to contact the DRC Public Information Office at (614) 752-1150.