Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

                                               NEWS RELEASE                            



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        January 27, 2004


 Execution Scheduled for John Glenn Roe


(Columbus)--- The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction has confirmed that inmate John Glenn Roe is scheduled for execution on Tuesday, February 3, 2004, at 10:00 a.m. at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio.  The Ohio Revised Code mandates the manner of execution to be lethal injection.


Inmate Roe was convicted and sentenced to death out of Franklin County for the 1984 aggravated murder of Donette R. Crawford.


Background Information




Name: John Glenn Roe
Race: Caucasian

Date of Birth:

Offenses: Aggravated Murder, Aggravated Robbery, Kidnapping



10-25 years

County of Commitment:





This press advisory is being distributed in compliance with the DRC execution policy.


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