HARRISBURG, Pa., May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel, today, signed a Notice of Execution setting July 1, 2016, for the execution of George Hitcho Jr.
The law provides that when the governor does not sign a warrant of execution within the specified time period, the secretary of corrections has 30 days within which to issue a notice of execution.
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SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Corrections