Ga. Supreme Court denies another execution halt for Ray Cromartie

Ga. Supreme Court denies another execution halt for Ray Cromartie
(Source: Georgia Department of Corrections)

ATLANTA, Ga. (WALB) - The Supreme Court of Georgia denied another request to halt the execution of Ray Jefferson Cromartie on Tuesday.

The court also denied Cromartie’s request to appeal the dismissal by the Butts County Superior Court of a second petition, which he alleged the “ineffective assistance of his trial lawyers,” according to the court.

The execution is scheduled for Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson.

Read the order below:

Cromartie was originally scheduled to be executed on Oct. 30 but he was granted a stay of execution by the Supreme Court of Georgia.

Cromartie was convicted in April 1994 for the slaying of Richard Slysz at a convenience store in Thomasville.

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