Governor DeWine Issues Reprieve

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— May 13, 2022 – Today, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following reprieve of execution:

  • Kareem Jackson, who was scheduled to be executed on September 15, 2022.  The new date of execution has been moved to December 10, 2025.

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.