Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction





August 3, 2010



CONTACT:  DRC Bureau of Communications

(614) 752-1150



Scheduled Execution of Roderick Davie, #253-718

(Columbus) – Officials at the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DRC) have confirmed that inmate Roderick Davie, #253-718, is scheduled for execution on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, 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 Roderick Davie was convicted out of Trumbull County for the 1991 deaths of John Ira Coleman and Tracey Jeffreys. 

The execution could be delayed if there are any pending legal actions in the courts. 


Name:                                         Roderick Davie

Race:                                          Black

DOB:                                           10/6/71

Crime(s):                                     Agg. Murder, Agg. Burglary,

                                                   Att. to Commit an Offense, Kidnapping, Agg. Robbery

Sentence:                                   Death

County:                                       Trumbull County

Admitted to Death Row:               March 25, 1992

Roderick Davie, #253-718

Photo taken on May 16, 2006

PLEASE NOTE:  The first media briefing concerning the execution will be held on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, at 7:30 a.m. at the Media Center located inside of the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility.  There will not be a media briefing held the afternoon prior to the execution.  Media outlets should contact the DRC Bureau of Communications at 614-752-1150 with inquiries related to the execution.