Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

NEWS RELEASE

 
   

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 5, 2010

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

CONTACT:  DRC Bureau of Communications

614-752-1150

                                           

                             Clemency Hearing Scheduled for Death Row Inmate Sidney Cornwell #340-473

(Columbus) – The Ohio Parole Board will conduct a death penalty clemency hearing for inmate Sidney Cornwell, #340-473, on Wednesday, October 13, 2010, beginning at 9:00 a.m. The hearing will be held at the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DRC) Central Office location at 770 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio.

Inmate Sidney Cornwell was convicted out of Mahoning County for the 1996 murder of Jessica Ballew.  He is scheduled for execution on November 16, 2010. 

Any media wishing to attend the clemency hearing should contact the DRC Bureau of Communications at (614) 752-1150, no later than Tuesday, October 12, 2010.

Directions to the site: 

From North:

Take I-71 South to exit 109A; merge onto I-670 West. Take exit 2A to merge onto OH-315 South. Take US 40/Broad Street exit, and then turn right on West Broad Street.

From South:

Take I-71 North to OH-315 North. Take the US-62/Rich Street/OH-3 exit toward Town Street. Merge onto South Sandusky Street. Turn left at West Town Street. Turn right at South Green Street. Turn right at South Davis Avenue. Turn right at West Broad Street.

From East:

Take I-70 West to Exit 101A; merge onto I-71 North toward Cleveland. Take exit 109A on the left to merge onto I-670 West. Take exit 2A to merge onto OH-315 South.  Take the US-40/Broad Street exit. Turn right on West Broad Street.

 From West:

Take I-70 East, to I-670 East. Take exit 2A to US-33. Continue toward OH-315 South and merge onto OH-315 South. Take the US-40/Broad Street exit and turn right on West Broad Street.