Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
MEDIA ADVISORY October 18, 2005
For Immediate Release
(Columbus)- The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction confirmed that William J. Williams is scheduled for execution on Tuesday, October 25, 2005, at 10:00 a.m. at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville. The Ohio Revised Code mandates lethal injection as the manner of execution.
Williams was convicted and sentenced to death for the 1991 Aggravated Murders of Alfonda Madison, William Dent, Eric Howard and Theodore Wynn, in Mahoning County. There was a change of venue for the trial and it was heard in Summit County.
Name: William J. Williams
Race: African American
Offense(s): Aggravated Murder (4 counts)
Kidnapping (4 counts)
County of Crime: Mahoning
County of Commitment: Summit
This advisory is being distributed in compliance with the DRC execution policy. For further information, please contact the DRC Public Information Office at (614) 752-1150.