Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

 

NEWS RELEASE

 

 

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. 

 

BACKGROUND FACTS:

 

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.