Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

NEWS RELEASE

 

 

December 11, 2009                        

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                        

 

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

CONTACT:  DRC Bureau of Communications

(614) 752-1150

Clemency Report for Vernon Smith

 

(Columbus) – The clemency report for Vernon Smith, 288-960, will be sent to Governor Strickland’s office today.  The report will be available at 11:30 a.m.  The media can access the report by going to the following internet address:   

http://www.drc.state.oh.us/Public/clemency.htm                                               

Inmate Vernon Smith was convicted out of Lucas County for the 1993 death of Sohail Darwish.   Inmate Smith is scheduled for execution on January 7, 2010.