Last-Minute Appeal Denied for Georgia Death Row Inmate

September 21, 2011 Updated Sep 21, 2011 at 12:23 PM EDT

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Troy Davis

September 21, 2011 Updated Sep 21, 2011 at 12:23 PM EDT

A last-minute appeal to halt the execution of a death row inmate in Georgia was rejected by the Georgia Pardons and Parole Board on Wednesday morning, clearing the way for Troy Davis to be executed Wednesday evening, according to USA Today.

Davis is set to be executed at 7 p.m. according to the story.

Watch video and read the USA Today story HERE.