Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction





MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                NOVEMBER 30, 2006



Execution of Inmate Jerome Henderson


(Columbus) The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction officials have confirmed that inmate Jerome Henderson will be executed on Tuesday, December 5, 2006 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.


Henderson was convicted and sentenced to death for the March 2, 1985, Aggravated Murder of Mary Acoff, Hamilton County.



Background Facts:

Name:             Jerome Henderson


Race:              African American


DOB:              1/29/59


Crime:             Aggravated Murder, Rape and Aggravated Burglary


Sentence:        Death


County:            Hamilton


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



This case currently has several motions for stays pending and being appealed which leaves it subject to further court action.