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Georgia executes man for 1995 murder of deputy sheriff
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 20:22:56 -0800

The state of Georgia executed convicted murderer Robert Wayne Holsey at 10:51 p.m. in Jackson, Georgia for the 1995 murder of a Baldwin County Deupty Sheriff after the U.S. Supreme Court denied Holsey's request for a stay of execution at 9:59 p.m.

First Slice 12/10/14: Georgia executes Robert Wayne Holsey despite concerns about alcoholic lawyer who bungled his trial
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 06:12:50 -0800

The Georgia Department of Corrections last night executed Robert Wayne Holsey, a man convicted of killing a Baldwin County sheriff in 1995, by lethal execution after a three hour delay. His lawyers had argued that his life should be spared due to his IQ level of about 70, which hovers near the level that would make his killing illegal.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Ga. set to execute man who killed sheriff's deputy
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:50:34 -0800

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) - Georgia is set to execute a man for the shooting death of a sheriff's deputy after a convenience store robbery in 1995. Robert Wayne Holsey, 49, was scheduled to receive a lethal injection at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the state prison in Jackson. A ...

Man executed for killing Ga. deputy after robbery
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:05:12 -0800

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) - A man convicted of killing a sheriff's deputy moments after robbing a convenience store in central Georgia was executed Tuesday. Robert Wayne Holsey, 49, was declared dead at 10:51 p.m. at the state prison in Jackson, authorities said. Holsey was sentenced to die ...

Robert Wayne Holsey scheduled to die Tuesday evening in Georgia
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 08:17:53 -0800

Frances Burns ATLANTA, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles has refused to grant clemency to Robert Wayne Holsey, leaving his execution for killing a police officer on track for Tuesday.

Attorney General's office: Robert Holsey will be executed Dec. 9
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 05:37:46 -0800

The Georgia attorney general's office has stated a Georgia death row inmate is set to be executed next month. He is convicted of killing a Baldwin County sheriff's deputy.

AgGeorgia Introduces New Director, Results of Director Elections
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:12:20 -0800

Macon County farmer newly elected to Board of Directors. (PRWeb November 24, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12342797.htm

Execution Set for Man Whose Drunk Lawyer Botched His Defense
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 08:29:51 -0800

His attorney drank a quart of vodka a night

Georgia executes man after Supreme Court denies stay
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 20:48:11 -0800

Danielle Haynes JACKSON, Ga., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court denied a stay of execution for Robert Wayne Holsey, who died Tuesday in Georgia by lethal injection.

Georgia executes man convicted of killing deputy
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:23:10 -0800

Danielle Haynes JACKSON, Ga., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court denied a stay of execution for Robert Wayne Holsey, who died Tuesday in Georgia by lethal injection.