On the Execution of David M. Brewer
Ohio USA, April 28 & 29 2003
9:21:55 AM. Transport Vehicle at Sally port 1
9:30:59 AM Inmate Brewer 187-234 in death house with two team
9:47:10 AM X in death house
9:47:19 AM Inmate Brewer requested a Root beer
10:08:30 AM Inmate Brewer's special meal request deep fried
chicken, baked potato w/butter, macaroni and cheese,
corn, dinner rolls, slice of apple pie, and a root beer
10:15:00 AM Inmate Brewer talking with team members, spirits good
10:18:06 AM Inmate Brewer given a sprite and honey bun
10:30:52 AM Inmate Brewer lying on bed, quiet
10:31:31AM Count called to CC1
10:35:18 AM Medical will be going to death house for an assessment
10:35:20 AM Inmate Brewer wanting a shower
10:38:56 AM Inmate Brewer in shower
10:52:39 AM Inmate Brewer returned to cell
10:55:25 AM X in for medical assessment
B/P 150/80, Pulse 96
11:10:12 AM Inmate Brewer talking about old times, spirits good
11:27:45 AM Inmate Brewer still talking with team members
11:35:00 AM Inmate Brewer spirits good
11:44:48 AM XouttoCCl
11:45:42 AM Inmate Brewer standing watching TV
11:46:37 AM Inmate Brewer now lying on bed
11:53:06 AM Inmate Brewer sleeping
12:07:35 PM Inmate Brewer sleeping
12:22:24 PM Inmate Brewer sleeping
12:32:48 Warden and one team member in death house
12:34:10 Inmate Brewer sleeping
12:39:41 Inmate Brewer awake talking with Warden Haviland
12:43:03 Inmate Brewer sitting on bed talking
12:44:15 Inmate Brewer given two sandwiches and a root beer
12:46:46 Warden and two team members exiting to CC1
12:52:09 Four team members in death house
1:00:02 PM Inmate Brewer is watching TV
1:12:45 PM Rev. Tom Miller has arrived at facility; WT6 to escort
1:14:28 PM South Region Director, Stephen Huffman on site
1:18:46 PM Inmate Brewer notified that his pastor is in the facility
1:20:51 PM Inmate Brewer lying on his bed watching TV
1:22:06 PM Public Defenders, J. Wilhelm & D Vickers at A- building
1:24:07 PM Inmate Brewer informed that his attorneys are at the
1:25:00 PM Inmate Brewer asked to see his attorneys and spiritual
separately and when he would be moved to the visiting
1:27:11 PM Team member told him around 4PM. Still doing fine
1:30:33 PM Team member informed inmate Brewer that his spiritual
advisor would be here to see him shortly.
1:32:21 PM Inmate Brewer talking to team member about visiting
1:33:58 PM Spiritual advisor Tom Miller, cleared to cross yard with
1:35:00 PM Spiritual advisor arrives at the death house
1:36:27 PM X arrives at the death house
1:37:20 PM Spiritual advisor talking with inmate Brewer
Rev. Miller advised inmate Brewer that his family
members will be here later this afternoon.
1:39:43 PM Inmate Brewer expressing concern that his sister was
told to be here at 6:30 PM. Concerned that he wont have
much visiting time with his family. States it was hard
coming down this morning because the sun was shining
and he saw a lot of new cars for the first time in eighteen
1:43:18 PM Team member notified Inmate Brewer that his visiting
hours will be extended until 8 PM. Inmate Brewer
thanked the team member.
1:46:02 PM Inmate Brewer talking to team member about his funeral
arrangements and who will take his property. This
questions are answered satisfactorily by the team
1:47:59 PM Telling his spiritual advisor that he is being treated well.
1:54:21 PM Inmate Brewer tells his spiritual advisor that he won't
know what his final statement will be until after he
speaks with his family, Inmate Brewer talking about other
inmates on death row being concerned.
1:56:36 PM X departed the death house at 1:40 PM
1:58:16 PM Inmate Brewer telling his spiritual advisor how well the
warden at Mansfield treated him prior to his leaving that
2:01:35 PM Inmate Brewer telling his spiritual advisor that he
understands there is a problem with what funeral home
he is going to and is wondering where he is going when
2:02:29 PM Reverand Miller states he will find out and let him know
2:07:17 PM Rev. Miller reading Psalm 145:18, 19 to inmate Brewer
2:07:34 PM Inmate Brewer in good spirits
2:14:56 PM Inmate Brewer and Rev. Miller talking about his ride
2:24:25 PM Inmate Brewer telling about the mountain top where he
will be buried by his Mom
2:32:14 PM Rev. Miller states he is going to baptize inmate Brewers
brother tonight at the hotel. Inmate Brewer asks if he can
have a picture of the baptism placed in his casket. Rev.
Miller said he will.
2:34:41 PM Rev. Miller now reading from the bible. Book of Mark.
2:36:36 PM Inmate Brewer asked for a picture from his personal
2:37:32 PM Team member gave it to him. Rev. Miller finishes reading
from his bible. Inmate Brewer showing Rev. Miller a
picture of where he is to be interned.
2:39:14 PM The picture includes family members. Picture returned to
team member for placement back in his personal effects.
2:41:04 PM Rev. Miller states that inmate Brewer has made a
positive effect on his family.
2:42:14 PM Inmate Brewer states everything will be fine
2:42:44 PM Inmate Brewer states that coming down her this morning,
seeing the sun so bright that he realizes how bad he
screwed up when he was younger.
2:46:41 PM Rev. Miller praying with inmate Brewer.
2:47:32 PM Rev. Miller states the attorneys will be over here shortly
so he will be going. Tells inmate Brewer how much he
will miss him.
2:48:46 PM WT6 has been cleared to escort public defenders to
2:49:30 PM Inmate Brewer talking to team member about his visiting
Team member tells inmate Brewer that there is no need
for concern, that he will be given his visit when the time
comes and that is inmate Brewers time. Nobody will
interfere with his visit.
2:52:54 PM Rev. Miller departs the death house
2:53:17 PM Inmate Brewers attorneys arrive at the death house
2:54:07 PM Attorneys talking with inmate Brewer.
2:55:08 PM Attorneys express how sorry they are that they couldn't
do more but it wasn't meant to be.
2:55:59 PM Inmate Brewer expressed how thankful he was for what
they had done and he realizes what the outcome is.
2:59:57 PM Inmate Brewer telling his attorneys that he was a good
boy for eighteen years and when the board said he
couldn't get a life sentence that he knew if he ended up
on the table at Lucasville that it was his fault and he
would deal with it.
3:01:59 PM Rev. Gary Sims cleared to cross yard
3:02:08 PM Inmate Brewer states he has no grudges against his
attorneys or anyone else.
3:05:11 PM Rev. Sims arrives at the death house
3:05:41 PM Inmate Brewer informed of Rev. Sims arrival
3:06:54 PM Rev. Sims talking to team members, inmate Brewer
continues talking with his attorneys.
3:07:07 PM Mr. L. Greene & A. Dean cleared to cross yard
3:11:30 PM Mr. Green and A. Dean arrive to the outer hall of the
3:12:56 PM Inmate Brewer continues talking with his attorneys
3:14:16 PM Attorneys offered something to drink. They requested a
glass of water.
3:15:46 PM Team members returns with the attorneys drinks
3:16:20 PM Inmate Brewer continues to talk about the trip from
Mansfield and how much things have changed since his
being locked up.
3:19:08 PM Attorneys talking about the impact that Joe Scurlock had
on his hearing and how much he, inmate Brewer, has
impacted the death row.
3:24:14 PM Andrea Dean in to see inmate Brewer and Rev. Sims
3:29:04 PM Mr. Greene and Andrea Dean out to CC1
3:30:27 PM Inmate Brewer and attorneys are still talking.
Brewer's spirit is good.
3:34:24 PM Count called to CC1.
3:37:53 PM Inmate Brewer talking about Rev. Miller being witness
tomorrow and the impact it will have on other death row
3:40:00 PM Inmate Brewer asking about the visiting and if any of the
visitors have made it yet.
3:40:55 PM Inmate Brewer ask the attorneys why no one came to
Manci to tell him about the clemency hearing.
3:42:45 PM Inmate Brewer telling the attorneys that he is ready for
3:44:45 PM l/M Brewer tearing while talking about death and the
visitors coming down to see him today.
3:47:27 PM Inmate Brewer tells his attorneys that he wants them to
go at this time so he can have some time to himself.
3:48:35 PM Inmate Brewer talking to a team member about his visits.
Tearing up and blowing his nose.
3:49:15 PM Team member attempts to console inmate Brewer and
lets him know that the visits belongs to him and that he
dictates more or less how he wants his visitors to show
up and who he wants to see.
3:50:13 PM Inmate witness escorts cleared to death house
3:51:54 PM Inmate Brewer request the majority of his time be spent
with his brother and sisters.
3:52:28 PM Team member states that all he has to do is to let him
know who he wants and how much time he wants to
spend with other visitors.
3:53:57 PM Inmate Brewer request a shower prior to his visitors
3:54:17 PM Team member states that is not a problem
3:54:40 PM X arrives at the death house
3:55:21 PM X is talking to Mr. Cox. Inmate Brewer request the
medical staff give him another sedative now and prior to
going to bed this evening.
3:57:30 PM Inmate Brewer tearing up again, but appears to be
3:58:28 PM X departing the death house
3:59:30 PM Food Service personnel en route to death house with
4:00:01 PM Team member offers to spend time talking with inmate
Brewer if he wants. Inmate Brewer agrees to the
4:01:03 PM Team member assure inmate Brewer that the staff this
evening are a good bunch of people and they are will
continue to provide any assistance available.
4:02:17 PM Inmate Brewers meal arrives.
4:04:10 PM X en route to death house with meds
4:05:02 PM X arrives at the death house with medication.
4:06:36 PM Inmate Brewer given the medication
4:08:21 PM Inmate Brewer request some prior to going to
bed at 10 PM
4:08:54 PM X states it wasn't ordered but he may have some if
Brewer stated that's fine.
4:09:58 PM X departs the death house.
4:10:25 PM Rev. Sims talking to inmate Brewer.
4:11:30 PM Inmate Brewer joking with the team members about how
the bed is hard. States I'm eating this chicken and you
can put that in the paper. Laughing and talking with the
4:13:41 PM Warden & Stephen Huffman cleared to cross yard.
4:15:53 PM Warden and Mr. Huffman arrive at the death house.
4:17:29 PM Mr. Huffman talking with inmate Brewer. Asked if
everything was alright. Inmate Brewer states everything
4:21:10 PM Three family members have arrived in A- building
4:21:37 PM Family members: John Brewer, Debbie Rose,& Beverly
4:22:57 PM Inmate Brewer notified his family members are at the
4:22:23 PM Inmate Brewer continues to eat his meal.
4:24:28 PM Warden and Mr. Huffman depart the death house.
4:25:26 PM Rev. Sims is going to pray with inmate Brewer now
before he takes his shower and starts his visits.
4:28:03 PM Rev. Sims offers to stay around in the background for
moral support. Inmate Brewer states he has no
objections but doesn't know how he will handle the visits
4:31:57 PM Inmate Brewer still talking to team members and Rev.
States Rev. Sims has been a big help.
4:33:09 PM Team is awaiting key from Major Wynn for the shower
4:33:53 PM Philip Brewer has entered A- building
4:38:27 PM Inmate Brewer taking a shower.
4:47:15 PM Inmate Brewer finished his shower and is back in his cell.
4:48:26 PM Inmate Brewer is dressing and about to brush his teeth.
4:50:34 PM Inmate Brewer has finished dressing and brushing his
4:50:48 PM Joking with the team.
4:51:33 PM Inmate Brewer is being escorted to the visiting area by
4:53:19 PM l/M Brewer has been secured in the visiting area.
4:56:45 PM WT6 cleared to escort Public Defenders to death house.
5:01:16 PM Attorneys arrived at the visiting area.
5:07:05 PM Attorneys and X departing the death house
5:09:47 PM Brewer's brother John and sister Debbie Rose, cleared
to death house.
5:13:58 PM Brother John and sister Debbie Rose arrive in visiting
5:22:33 PM X in death house with films.
5:28:11 PM Inmate Brewer is in good spirits and visit going well.
5:41:38 PM John and Debbie departing the visiting area
5:42:36 PM Inmate Brewer request Philip and Beverly for next visit
5:43:39 PM Philip and Beverly arrive at the visiting area.
5:48:54 PM Visit is going well.
5:57:35 PM X exiting to CC1
5:57:34 PM Andrea Dean & L. Greene cleared to front area of death
6:00:13 PM Andrea Dean & Mr. Greene returning to CC1
6:02:09 PM A. Dean in death house to speak with Rev. Sims.
Mr. Greene remained outside.
6:04:04 PM A. Dean & Mr. Greene exiting to CC1
6:05:50 PM Visit going well
6:14:17 PM Prison Manager reports that evening meal is completed.
6:15:02 PM Prison Manager states institution is calm, running
6:18:42 PM Visit going well
6:26:03 PM Ready to rotate visitors
6:26:41 PM Philip & Beverly to return to main institution
6:26:49 PM Rev. Mill to death house
6:27:28 PM Correction: Rev. Tom Miller
6:30:30 PM Two more Brewer visitors have arrived in A- building
6:31:01 PM Visitor names: Diane Barnett and Judy Harris
6:31:43 PM Rev. Miller in visiting area
6:41:22 PM Visitors: Barnett & Harris, en route to death house
6:42:44 PM Rev. Miller out. Barnett & Harris in visiting area.
6:44:03 PM Team leader said visit going well.
7:01:46 PM Visits going well
7:09:40 PM Visitors Barnett & Harris leaving, John and Debbie in
7:10:44 PM Team leader said pictures have been taken of inmate
Brewer and all visitors.
7:40:37 PM WT6 en route to death house; will escort visitors back to
7:41:46 PM Visitors are departing from visiting area back to CC2.
7:43:35 PM Prison Manager reports institution "real quiet"
7:47:10 PM Inmate Brewer returned to his cell.
7:47:43 PM Rev. Sims is going to have a prayer with inmate Brewer.
7:51:24 PM Rev. Sims has finished praying and departing to death
7:52:37 PM Inmate Brewer has requested a glass of ice and a root
Tearful, but talking with team leader
7:53:36 PM Inmate Brewer states he feels better after having his
7:53:56 PM WT6 escorting inmate visitors to A- building
7:54:15 PM Team member gave inmate a root beer and two cups of
7:55:19 PM Inmate still talking with staff. Mood is more upbeat now.
7:55:52 PM Rev. Sims and Andrea Dean departing facility.
8:02:32 PM Mr. Newsome and Mr. Goodman en route to death
8:06:28 PM Mr. Goodman and Mr. Newsome arrived at the death
8:07:10 PM Talking with inmate Brewer. Asked how he was and if
everything was ok
8:07:44 PM Inmate Brewer states he would appreciate another
mattress, so team member got another to replace the
one he has now.
8:08:33 PM Warden Haviland to the death house
8:09:05 PM l/M Brewer is happy with the other mattress.
States it is a lot better.
8:10:53 PM Mr. Newsome told inmate Brewer that Philip wanted to
be a witness and asked if that was ok. Inmate Brewer
states that would make his family very happy. Mr.
Newsome assured him that he would be well taken care
of during the night.
8:13:53 PM Warden, Mr. Newsome and Mr. Goodman departing the
8:15:19 PM Inmate Brewer talking with team member and finishing
8:22:34 PM Inmate still talking with team members
8:31:04 PM Command center disconnect 8:30 p.m.
8:33:02 PM Inmate asked the team leader what the procedure will be
for the execution. The team leader answers questions as
he is explaining the procedure.
8:35:33 PM Inmate expressed his concern about his family not being
able to see well enough. He states he wants to be able
to make a statement to his people and is concerned they
will be able to hear his comments.
8:38:04 PM Inmate states he is satisfied with the answers and
appreciates the answering of his questions.
8:48:04 PM Inmate still talking to team leader and members
9:16:35 PM Team member arrives in the death house.
9:19:07 PM Called count in to CC1. Good at 1.
9:19:47 PM Team member exits death house.
9:34:25 PM Inmate Brewer talking with team members. Spirits are
9:38:54 PM Called infirmary for inmate Brewer's medication.
9:43:21 PM Inmate Brewer stated he did not want his meds until
9:44:03 PM Called infirmary and told medical staff.
9:59:08 PM Inmate Brewer requested some apple pie. Two pieces
10:09:02 PM Called count in to CC1. Good at 1.
10:25:42 PM Inmate Brewer asked for a cigarette. Two cigarettes
10:29:57 PM Inmate Brewer requested a cassette tape to listen.
10:30:25 PM Gave him a gospel tape.
10:45:54 PM Inmate Brewer requested to make a phone call.
10:47:19 PM A call was made to Katherine Hosack at 1-937-263-72-
10:48:18 PM Katherine Hosack is a friend. Cal was accepted.
10:49:53PM Four team members arrive at the death house.
10:54:37 PM Four team members exit death house.
11:08:07 PM Medical staff delivers medication Benedryl 200 and
Ativan 1 mg.
11:19:01 PM Inmate Brewer still talking on telephone.
11:20:24 PM Inmate Brewer finished with phone call
11:34:33PM Inmate Brewer sitting on bed writing a letter.
11:41:09 PM Inmate Brewer lying on bed reading the bible.
11:41:55 PM Called count in to CC1. Good at 1.
11:59:53 PM Inmate Brewer lying in bed watching television.
12:00:53 AM Inmate Brewer is asleep.
12:14:17 AM Inmate Brewer is asleep.
12:29:27 AM Inmate Brewer still asleep
12:44:30 AM Inmate Brewer still asleep
1:02:05 AM Inmate Brewer still asleep
1:18:02 AM Inmate Brewer still asleep
1:38:02 AM Inmate Brewer still asleep
1:58:44 AM Inmate Brewer still asleep
2:05:05 AM Called count in to CC1.
12:16:05 AM Inmate Brewer still asleep
2:38:25 AM Inmate Brewer still asleep
2:59:58 AM Inmate Brewer still asleep
3:21:25 AM Inmate Brewer still asleep
3:40:43 AM Inmate Brewer still asleep
3:44:38 AM 1 team member in death house
4:05:10 AM Called count in to CC1. Good at 1.
4:18:08 AM Inmate Brewer still asleep
4:46:04 AM Inmate Brewer still asleep
5:03:40 AM Inmate Brewer still asleep
5:07:58 AM Eric Lutz in death house
5:39:16 AM 2 team members in death house
5:40:31 AM Inmate Brewer still asleep
5:43:58 AM Medical staff in death house
5:51:29 AM Inmate Brewer awakened.
5:55:28 AM Command center opened 04-09-03.
6:01:01 AM Food service cleared to deliver breakfast meal
6:02:09 AM One team member in death house
6:02:16 AM Called count to CC1
6:03:31 AM Inmate Brewer given Atvian 1 mg
6:04:56 AM Radio checks in progress
6:05:12 AM Breakfast meal in 2 apple juice, 2 milk, dry cereal, butter
sugar, waffles & syrup
6:06:25 AM Inmate Brewer eating breakfast
6:14:27 AM Brewer's family has arrived at A- building
6:15:39 AM Electrician cleared to death house for phone checks.
6:18:37 AM Maintenance in for phone check
6:34:06 AM Inmate Brewer ate about V* of cereal. Nothing else
6:34:35 AM "No more appeals"
6:37:45 AM Inmate Brewer requesting that Philip & Bev visit cell front
6:40:57 AM Terry Collins, deputy director of institutions, on site
6:41:04 AM Philip & Bev in death house for visit
6:42:43 AM Correction; brother John and sister Debbie in for visit
6:43:50 AM Inmate Brewer given a cup of cold water
6:44:41 AM Debbie told inmate Brewer about John's baptism
6:45:44 AM Talking about the activities of last night at the motel
6:48:29 AM Inmate Brewer spirits are very good
6:49:11 AM team cleared to cross yard
6:50:42 AM Inmate Brewer telling about the phone call to a 90 year
old lady wanting to have pray with him and to reach out
to him showing her support.
6:53:45 AM Inmate Brewer shared with his family a letter he read last
6:55:14 AM Inmate Brewer told them that he will have some letters
for them to take before they leave today, holding his
6:58:44 AM Visit going well, spirits good.
6:59:47 AM Debbie told Inmate Brewer that the property was loaded
in John's car before they returned from the last visit.
7:01:14 AM Debbie crying while talking to inmate Brewer about
Candy, he replied message received.
7:04:18 AM Inmate Brewer holding Debbie's hand again, asking if
they have had breakfast yet.
7:05:33 AM Inmate Brewer ask if the institution was treating them ok
7:05:33 AM Food service cleared to deliver ice & orange juice.
7:06:29 AM Debbie replied:"They all have been great to help us in
7:10:06 AM l/M Brewer explaining to his family how the procedure
works after he leaves his cell.
7:10:50 AM Food service arrives with ice and orange juice.
7:13:26 AM Debbie said that everything has been better than she
7:13:59 AM Inmate Brewer states he has been treated very well.
7:16:38 AM Inmate Brewer asked the team leader if his sister Debbie
could have a business card of Rev. Millers for her to
send him some personal property and a donation for his
7:18:13 AM Debbie is crying but the visit is going well.
7:18:37 AM Mr. Hoffman, south region director on site
7:20:01 AM Inmate Brewer asked his family if they could hear the
noise from the block outside. States that has been going
7:22:18 AM Inmate Brewer talking about his grandfather and other
7:22:53 AM Debbie and John, both tearful and talking about their
family pictures. Inmate talking about pictures of Debbie
when she was 3-4 years old; in comparison to how
7:26:37 AM Debbie and John are saying good-bye so that Bev and
Philip can visit for a while.
7:27:06 AM Philip & Beverly Brewer cleared to death house.
7:31:48 AM Beverly and Phillip arrived for their visit
7:32:23 AM Greetings exchanged and holding hands.
Inmate Brewer states he had a good night sleep and is
7:33:17 AM Rev. Gary Sims cleared to death house.
7:33:27 AM Inmate Brewer said he understood the victims family had
seen his family last night. Beverly said his family just
smiled and walked on.
7:34:39 AM Philip states David has brought a lot of peace to the
family by holding up so well. All three are laughing and
crying at the same time. Talking about how grandma will
probably act the same.
7:36:33 AM Still a lot of laughter with tears. More sounding of joy
than sorrow. Talking about John being baptized and how
they felt more peace.
7:40:00 AM Inmate Brewer spirits are very good.
7:40:31 AM All laughing and sharing family stories.
7:41:40 AM Uncle Philip assured inmate Brewer that John will be
taken care of, holding both their hands.
7:42:14 AM Aunt Bev kissed his left hand
7:43:58 AM Inmate Brewer replied it is difficult I don't know yet all
make that decision while laying on bed
7:46:06 AM Correction: I don't know yet, I'll make that decision while
laying on bed.
7:46:55 AM All three laughing, crying, sharing stories about his
7:48:00 AM Philip and inmate Brewer holding hands again.
7:49:23 AM Uncle Philip handed Rev. Sims a cross.
7:50:13 AM Team member observed the cross being handed to Rev.
7:51:01 AM Rev. Sims, inmate Brewer , Bev & Philip praying over the
cross which he will wear.
7:51:49 AM Inmate Brewer requesting that Rev. Miller be next
7:52:46 AM Inmate Brewer kissed the hands of both visitors, wished
7:52:48 AM WT6 cleared to escort Rev. Miller to death house.
7:52:55 AM God's speed
7:53:38 AM Inmate Brewer talking with Rev. Sims
7:55:18 AM Rev. Miller in at cell front
7:56:19 AM Inmate Brewer sharing the events of last night's baptism
7:57:07 AM Rev. Miller told inmate Brewer that the library at the
church will be renamed the Dave Brewer Library.
7:57:52 AM Rev. Miller praying with inmate Brewer, holding hands.
7:58:47 AM Rev. Miller leaving. Inmate Brewer requesting John &
7:59:31 AM Inmate Brewer again talking with Rev. Sims
8:03:50 AM Inmate Brewer is now wearing the cross.
8:04:01 AM John Brewer& Debbi Rose cleared to death house.
8:05:01 AM John Brewer & Debbi Rose cleared to death house.
8:05:39 AM Inmate Brewer spirits are good, still talking with Rev.
8:08:20 AM John & Debbie in at cell front
8:08:49 AM Inmate Brewer showed them the cross that uncle Philip
8:09:32 AM Prison manager states that breakfast meals completed.
8:09:49 AM Inmate Brewer, John & Debbie holding hands and
8:10:44 AM Debbie and inmate Brewer crying, John is looking away.
All still holding hands.
8:11:51 AM Inmate Brewer and Debbie talking very quietly, still
8:12:53 AM John kissed inmate Brewer's right hand, Debbie kissed
8:13:27 AM Debbie crying and talking with inmate Brewer
8:14:51 AM Inmate Brewer told them he loved them both, Rev. Sims
praying with all three before they leave.
8:15:44 AM John and Debbie ready to leave
8:16:14 AM Both have left cell front waiting for escort.
8:16:41 AM Inmate Brewer requesting Rev. Miller to return
8:17:02 AM WT6 cleared to escort Rev. Miller to death house.
8:18:34 AM Rev. Sims reading Bible scriptures to inmate Brewer
8:19:01 AM John and Debbie returning to CC1, Rev. Miller in at cell
8:19:37 AM Rev. Miller holding inmate Brewer's hand while Rev.
Sims continues to read the scriptures to him.
8:20:47 AM Rev. Miller talking with inmate Brewer.
8:21:07 AM Inmate Brewer's spirits are very good.
8:22:39 AM Inmate Brewer sharing the experience of telling his
8:23:27 AM Inmate Brewer sharing that God has helped him through
8:24:12 AM Inmate Brewer telling about the phone call to the 90 year
old lady he made last night. They talked for 30 minutes.
8:26:39 AM Inmate Brewer ask if Rev. Miller could take some letters
8:27:04 AM Team leader checking all the letters
8:27:38 AM Rev. Miller, Rev. Sims and inmate Brewer praying
8:28:22 AM Team leader ok'd the letters for Rev. Sims to take with
8:29:06 AM Rev. Sims reading scriptures to inmate Brewer & Rev.
8:30:36 AM CIST (team) on site
8:32:45 AM Rev. Miller still holding inmate Brewer's right hand, both
quietly listening to the scriptures
8:34:36 AM All three are very quiet.
8:35:13 AM Inmate Brewer thanking Rev. Miller of leading him to
8:35:36 AM Rev. Miller now reading psalm 23
8:36:26 AM Inmate Brewer thanking both Rev. Sims and Rev. Miller
for the support they provided to him and his family.
8:37:34 AM All three are holding hands while Rev. Miller talks.
8:38:08 AM Director Wilkinson on site
8:39:20 AM Inmate Brewer requesting Rev. Sims to now pray for the
victims family to help them through today.
8:39:50 AM Assistant Director Tom Stickrath and Greg Trout on site.
8:40:46 AM Inmate Brewer spirits are very good.
8:42:15 AM All three are talking about the impact inmate Brewer has
had on his family and friends.
8:42:40 AM Rev. Miller again reading psalm 23
8:43:09 AM Rev. Miller now leaving cell front waiting for escort
8:45:18 AM WT6 cleared to death house to escort Rev. Miller
8:47:40 AM Inmate Brewer given a root beer
8:48:08 AM Inmate Brewer showering
8:52:01 AM Victim families & escorts have arrived at A- building
8:56:45 AM Inmate Brewer has finished shower returned to cell.
9:00:37 AM Inmate Brewer talking to team member about how
thankful he is to have been able to visit with his family
9:04:31 AM Inmate Brewer is getting dressed.
9:08:47 AM WT9 relays that about 23 protestors on site
9:09:19 AM Electrician advises that all phone checks complete
9:12:21 AM Inmate Brewer sitting on his bed watching TV. States the
shower he had was the best he had since he was at
Lucasville previously. Continues to talk with team
9:17:19 AM Inmate Brewer states he has seen his people and he can
deal with the execution. "I put myself here"
9:18:26 AM Talking about how he use to back pack in this area as a
kid with a friend.
9:19:54 AM Inmate Brewer states he really doesn't know what his
last statement will be. States he may freeze up and not
be able to say what he wants.
9:25:20 AM Inmate Brewer still talking to staff members.
9:28:48 AM Inmate Brewer talking to team members about other
inmates on death row
9:31:04 AM Director & Major en route to death house
9:32:51 AM Warden & Major in death house
9:34:46 AM Funeral director has arrived at facility.
9:38:58 AM Director Wilkerson, Mr. Stickrath, Mr. Collins, Mr.
Huffman in death house
9:43:04 AM Inmate Brewer given a cigarette
9:46:27 AM Medical teal in cell to insert heparin locks
9:48:02 AM Inmate Brewer laying on bed talking with team members.
9:54:27 AM Radio checks in progress
9:57:31 AM Inmate Brewer being very quiet
10:01:54 AM Inmate Brewer asking about the procedures again, team
leaders are explaining them to him.
10:03:05 AM Director Wilkinson, Mr. Huffman now at cell front
10:03:58 AM Inmate Brewer talking with team members
10:04:43 AM Heparin locks are now inserted
10:05:03 AM Medical team leaving cell door secured.
10:05:59 AM Media escort cleared to CC1 and to cross yard.
10:06:13 AM Inmate Brewer given a drink of roof beer by team
10:06:48 AM Media en route across yard
10:06:54 AM Inmate Brewer pacing cell
10:07:54 AM Media in place in death house
10:08:31 AM Warden approaching cell front to read death warrant
10:08:58 AM Victim witnesses escort cleared to CC1 and to cross yard
10:09:04 AM Warden reading warrant
10:09:38 AM Inmate witnesses escort cleared to CC1, standby
10:09:49 AM Reading of warrant complete; entering chamber
10:09:58 AM Inmate being placed on bed
10:10:09 AM Restraints being applied
10:10:33 AM Restraints now applied
10:10:47 AM Medical entering chamber to insert IVs
10:10:56 AM Inmate witnesses cleared to cross yard
10:11:15 AM IV inserted in right arm
10:11:21AM IV running
10:11:31 AM IV inserted in left arm
10:11:52 AM Inmate witnesses en route to death house
10:12:05 AM IV left arm inserted and running
10:12:14 AM Medical exiting chamber
10:12:24 AM Victim witnesses cleared to be seated
10:12:24 AM Physician contact established
10:12:24 AM Inmate witnesses cleared to be seated
10:12:24 AM All witnesses in place
10:12:24 AM Warden allowing inmate last statement
10:12:24 AM Last statement complete
10:12:24 AM Syringe #1 started
10:12:24 AM Syringe #1 complete
10:12:24 AM Syringe #2 started
10:12:24 AM Syringe #2 complete
10:12:24 AM Syringe #3 started
10:12:24 AM Syringe #3 complete
10:16:12 AM Syringe #4 started
10:17:36 AM Syringe #4 complete
10:17:46 AM Syringe #5 started
10:17:58 AM Syringe #5 complete
10:18:04 AM Syringe #6 started
10:18:09 AM Syringe #6 complete
10:18:15 AM Syringe #7 started
10:18:37 AM Syringe #7 complete
10:18:43 AM Syringe #8 started
10:18:54 AM Syringe #8 complete
10:19:04 AM Injection process complete
10:19:08 AM Curtains being closed
10:19:22 AM Medical entering to check vitals
10:20:06 AM Medical exiting chamber
10:20:28 AM Curtains being reopened
10:20:41 AM Warden announced time of death as 10:20 am
10:20:47 AM Curtains being closed
10:21:04 AM Inmate witnesses cleared to exit death house
10:21:47 AM Medical re-entered chamber4 to remove IV lines
10:23:53 AM IV lines are now removed
10:25:02 AM Team entering chamber to remove restraints
10:25:47 AM Chaplain removing cross necklace for family
10:26:03 AM Restraints now removed
10:26:27 AM Body being placed on gurney for Funeral Director
10:31:26 AM Body being placed on lift
10:33:23 AM Body has been placed in hearse
10:33:54 AM Funeral Director ready for departure
10:37:02 AM Inmate witnesses have concluded media interview
10:37:16 AM Victim witnesses cleared to media area
10:37:53 AM Funeral Director has exited facility
10:38:19 AM Inmate family & witnesses cleared to depart facility
10:47:35 AM Inmate family and witnesses have exited parking lot
10:50:47 AM Prison Manager reports institution is calm
David Brewer kidnapped, raped and stabbed a
21 year old woman, slit her throat, and
hanged her using his necktie. Four days
later he confessed and led officers to her
body in a rented storage unit in Franklin.
Brewer was sentenced to die for his crime on
17 th of October 1985.
Satila 2011 Lennart Grebelius
On the Death of David M. Brewer
Published by Satila Forvaltning AB, Vastra Hamngatan 9, 411 17 Goteborg, Sweden
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