Georgia high court declines to hear appeal or halt execution

Georgia high court declines to hear appeal or halt executionRay Jefferson Cromartie, 52 is scheduled for a lethal injection Wednesday at the state prison in Jackson. Cromartie maintains his innocence, and his lawyers asked the Georgia Supreme Court for permission to appeal a lower court’s rejection of a request for DNA testing and a request for a new trial. Cromartie still has other requests for relief pending in the courts.



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