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New execution date set for Warren Lee Hill

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FORSYTH, GA (WFXG) -

The Lee County Superior ordered the Georgia Department of Corrections to carry out the
execution of convicted murderer Warren Lee Hill on a date between July 13-20, 2013.

Commissioner Brian Owens has rescheduled the date for July 19, at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson at 7p.m.

Hill was convicted in 1991 for the murder of Joseph Handspike. If executed, Hill will be the 31st inmate put to death by lethal injection.

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