Execution of Warren Hill carried out

Execution of Warren Hill carried out

JACKSON, GA (WALB) - The execution of a Georgia man who claimed he was intellectually disabled has been carried out.

At 7:55 EST, the execution of Warren Hill was carried out at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Center in Jackson, according to a release from the Attorney Generals office.

Hill was serving a life sentence for the 1985 murder of his girlfriend.

He also was in prison for the 1990 murder of a fellow inmate.

Early Tuesday, the state Pardons and Paroles Board denied Hill's request for clemency.

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