Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction






Media Advisory                                                                                                                     April 17, 2007

For Immediate Release



Execution of Inmate James Filiaggi


(Columbus) Officials at the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction have confirmed that inmate James Filiaggi, #311180, is scheduled for execution on Tuesday, April 24, 2007 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.


Filiaggi was convicted and sentenced to death for the January 24, 1994 Aggravated Murder of Lisa Filiaggi, Lorain County.


Background Facts:


Name:                                     James J. Filiaggi


Race:                                      Caucasian


DOB:                                      5/15/65


Crime(s):                               Aggravated Murder, Aggravated Burglary, Felonious Assault, Domestic Violence


Sentence:                               Death


County:                                   Lorain



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