Warren Hill


Age: 54

Summary: convicted murderer who was subsequently sentenced to death for killing his cellmate Joseph Handspike in their prison cell by bludgeoning him to death with a wooden nail-studded board at the Lee County Correctional Institute in Leesburg, Georgia in 1990 while he had been serving a life imprisonment for the 1986 shooting death of his former girlfriend Myra Wright at the time, and whose July 2013 execution date was postponed due to a legal challenge against Georgia's Lethal Injections Secrecy Act despite arguments from his lawyers that his execution was prohibited by the U.S. Supreme Court because he was intellectually disabled.

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

Born: June 1960

Died: January 27, 2015

Jackson, Georgia