Governor DeWine Issues Reprieves

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following three reprieves of execution:

  • Gregory Lott, who was scheduled to be executed on March 12, 2020.  The new date of execution has been moved to May 27, 2021. 
  • John Stumpf, who was scheduled to be executed on April 16, 2020.  The new date of execution has been moved to September 15, 2021. 
  • Warren “Keith” Henness, who was scheduled to be executed on May 14, 2020.  The new date of execution has been moved to January 12, 2022. 

Governor DeWine is issuing these reprieves 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.