ATLANTA, Ga. – The Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles met Tuesday to discuss the fate of death row inmate Travis Clinton Hittson. The Board voted to deny Hittson’s clemency.
in 1993, Hittson was convicted of the 1992 murder of Conway Utterbeck in Houston County, Georgia. In addition to murder, Hittson was also convicted of theft by taking as a lesser offense of an armed robbery, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. At his trial, the jury recommended the Death penalty.
Hittson is scheduled to die by lethal injection by Wednesday, February 17 at 7:00 p.m.