FORSYTH, GA (STL.News) The Thomas County Superior Court has ordered the execution of convicted murderer Ray Jefferson Cromartie. The court ordered the Georgia Department of Corrections to carry out the execution on a date between October 30 and November 6, 2019. Commissioner Timothy C. Ward has set the date for Wednesday, October 30, at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson at 7 p.m.
Cromartie was convicted in 1997 for the murder of Richard A. Slysz. If executed, Cromartie will be the 52nd inmate put to death by lethal injection.