Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction





Media Advisory

For Immediate Release                                                                   July 13, 2009


Execution of Inmate Marvallous Keene #286-363


(Columbus)- Officials at the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DRC) have confirmed that inmate Marvallous Keene, #286-363, is scheduled for execution on Tuesday, July 21, 2009, 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.


Inmate Keene was sentenced to death out of Montgomery County for the 1992 deaths of Joseph Wilkerson, Danita Gullette, Sarah Abraham, Wendy Cottrill and Marvin Washington. 




Name:                                     Marvallous Keene


Race:                                      Black


DOB:                                      7/5/73


Crime(s):                                Aggravated Burglary, Aggravated Robbery, Burglary, Aggravated Murder, Kidnapping


Sentence:                               Death


County:                                   Montgomery


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