Troy Davis, the 42-year-old death row inmate who was convicted of the 1989 murder of off duty police officer Mark MacPhail, is to be executed on September 21st.
It has been 20 years since Davis was convicted of the killing and yesterday, the 42-year-old death row inmate was DENIED clemency by the Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole.
Supporters for Davis stayed out all night protesting and holding signs, hoping that something will happen to save the death row inmate from lethal injection.
Attorneys for Troy Davis filed a last-minute appeals trying to halt his execution, but were denied.
In the last hours, Davis has refused his last meal because the thought he will be killed is unacceptable to him. The support has been pouring in from Twitter, Facebook and every other social media imaginable.
Over the past 20 years, Davis has garnered waves of support from celebrities and politicians after his murder conviction was clouded with witness tampering and coercion by police testifying or signing statements against Davis.
Since 20 years have passed and many aren’t entirely informed about Davis' case, GlobalGrind put together all the info you need to know about Troy Davis.