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Georgia inmate put to death after Supreme Court denies stay
Georgia inmate put to death after Supreme Court denies stay

Warren Lee Hill, a Georgia inmate with a mild intellectual disability, was executed Tuesday evening after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review his case. Hill, who has a reputed IQ of 70, received a lethal injection of pentobarbital shortly after 7 p.m. local time at the Georgia Diagnostic Prison in Jackson. He was pronounced dead at 7:55 p.m., his attorney confirmed. Hill did not make a final statement. "Today, the court has unconscionably allowed a grotesque miscarriage of justice to occur in Georgia,” his attorney, Brian S. Kammer, said in a statement after a stay was denied. "Tonight Georgia will unconstitutionally execute Mr. Hill, a man with the emotional and...

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