Parole board to hold clemency hearing for Georgia death row inmate set to be executed Tuesday


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ATLANTA — The State Board of Pardons and Paroles is set to hear from supporters of a death row inmate set to be executed this week.

The board plans to hold a clemency hearing for Warren Lee Hill Monday morning. Hill is set to die Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the state prison in Jackson.

Hill was serving a life sentence in 1990 for the 1986 slaying of his girlfriend when he killed a fellow inmate. A jury in 1991 convicted Hill of murder and sentenced him to death.

Hill's lawyers have long argued that he is intellectually disabled and therefore shouldn't be executed.

The Parole Board is the only entity in Georgia with the authority to reduce a death sentence to life without parole.

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