- Associated Press - Thursday, November 5, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles has set a clemency hearing for a death row inmate who’s sentenced to die later this month.

The clemency hearing for Marcus Ray Johnson is set for 9 a.m. on Nov. 18. Johnson is set for execution at 7 p.m. on Nov. 19.

Johnson was convicted in April 1998 in the March 1994 rape and murder of Angela Sizemore.

Prosecutors say Johnson met Sizemore at a club and the two were spotted kissing and drinking heavily and were seen leaving together. Sizemore’s body was found the next day and prosecutors say eyewitnesses placed Johnson near where her body was found.

Defense attorneys have argued there are inconsistencies in the evidence presented at Johnson’s trial that raise doubts about his guilt.

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