The Supreme Court last night denied both applications (here and here) to block the execution of Ray Jefferson Cromartie, who was sentenced to death for the 1994 murder of Richard Slysz. Georgia was set to execute Cromartie by lethal injection at 7:00 p.m. EST yesterday, but the state was delayed over three hours while his final appeals were before the justices. According to reports, Cromartie was executed at 10:59 p.m.

Posted in Cromartie v. Ford, Warden, Cromartie v. Shealy, Capital Cases, What's Happening Now

Recommended Citation: Katie Bart, Justices refuse to block execution of Ray Jefferson Cromartie, SCOTUSblog (Nov. 14, 2019, 6:14 AM), https://www.scotusblog.com/2019/11/justices-refuse-to-block-execution-of-ray-jefferson-cromartie/