Clemency hearing set for Baldwin deputy death penalty case

ATLANTA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The State Board of Pardons and Paroles scheduled a clemency hearing in the case of the man who is accused of fatally shot a Baldwin County sheriff’s deputy.

Robert Wayne Holsey is scheduled to die by lethal injection on Tuesday, December 9. The State Board of Pardons and Paroles has invited representatives for Holsey to advocate for clemency for him on December 8 at 9 a.m.

Prior to the clemency hearing, parole board members will thoroughly review Holsey’s file which includes the inmate’s criminal history, circumstances of the crime, the inmate’s prison record, and a comprehensive history of the inmate’s life.

Holsey was sentenced to death for the murder of Baldwin County deputy sheriff Will Robinson in December 1995. Authorities say Holsey committed an armed robbery at a Milledgeville convenience store. Robinson stopped Holsey’s car a few minutes later and was killed.

Per Georgia law, the meeting will be closed to the public.

Categories: Baldwin County, Local News

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