July 16, 2012
Warren Lee Hill
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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.