By Mehka

Gawker

Gawker

The state of Georgia executed Warren Lee Hill Tuesday night. Hill, an inmate with an IQ of 70 was unable to prove he had a mental disability under Georgia legal standards.

Per AP:

Georgia is the only state that requires defendants to prove an intellectual disability beyond a reasonable doubt, the strictest standard of proof, and one Hill was unable to demonstrate in court.

Hill was already serving a life sentence for murdering his girlfriend in 1985 when he killed a fellow inmate in 1990, earning him a spot on death row.

He was originally scheduled to be executed by …read more

Via:: Notes From the Underground

      

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