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Georgia death row inmate to be executed Tuesday

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The Supreme Court of Georgia has denied a stay of execution for Warren Lee Hill.

Hill, 53, is scheduled to be put to death Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. by lethal injection at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson.

The Court also has denied his application to appeal a decision by the Butts County Superior Court dismissing his claim that he's mentally retarded.

Hill was given the death sentence in 1991 after a Lee County jury convicted him of murder in the 1990 bludgeoning death of a fellow prison inmate.

Hill was serving a life prison sentence for the 1986 shooting death of his 18-year-old girlfriend, Myra Sylvia Wright.

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