Clemency Denied for Death Row Inmate

September 20, 2011 Updated Sep 20, 2011 at 10:35 AM EDT

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Clemency Denied for Death Row Inmate

September 20, 2011 Updated Sep 20, 2011 at 10:35 AM EDT

The Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles on Tuesday denied clemency for a death row inmate facing execution Wednesday, according to the New York Times.

Troy Davis, 42, is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection Wednesday evening after being convicted of murdering an off-duty Georgia police officer in 1989, according to the report.

Read the New York Times story HERE.