COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 24, 2022: Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued a  reprieve of execution for Quisi Bryan, who was scheduled to be executed on October 26, 2022.  The new date of execution has been moved to January 7, 2026.

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.

Quisi Bryan was sentenced to death for the Aggravated murder of police officer Wayne Leon during a traffic stop on June 25, 2000.