July 16, 2012
Warren Lee Hill
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The Georgia Attorney General's Office is asking the state's highest court to lift the stay on Warren Lee Hill's execution.
A temporary stay of execution has been issued for twice-convicted killer Warren Lee Hill. He had been scheduled to be put to death at 7 p.m. Friday.
Warren Lee Hill’s execution has been rescheduled for Friday pending a court decision today.
The Georgia Council of Developmental Disorders says executing the former Lee County inmate sets a dangerous precedent.
Warren Lee Hill, said by some to be retarded, is set to die by lethal injection.
A federal appeals court grants the stay after state authorities deny one.
Warren Lee Hill is scheduled to die shortly after 7 p.m. at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson.
Convicted murderer Warren Lee Hill faces execution at 7 p.m. Feb. 19, according to state Attorney General Samuel S. Olens.
A stay of execution had been granted for a Lee County inmate just before he was scheduled to be put to death on July 23.
Defense lawyers contend the Georgia Department of Corrections improperly changed its lethal injection formula.
Warren Lee Hill had been scheduled to die by lethal injection Monday night in Jackson.
A man who has been convicted of two murders, one at a Lee County correctional facility, is set to die by lethal injection.