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Governor DeWine issues reprieve

Ohio Governor's Office, Press Release

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following reprieve of execution:

• Scott Group, who was scheduled to be executed on Jan. 10, 2024. The new date of execution has been moved to February 2027.

Governor DeWine is issuing this reprieve due to ongoing problems involving the willingness of pharmaceutical suppliers to provide drugs to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DRC), pursuant to DRC protocol, without endangering other Ohioans.