Governor will not stop execution

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Governor McDonnell says he will not stop the execution of a man who raped and killed an elderly Williamsburg woman.

30-year-old Jerry Terrell Jackson is set to die by lethal injection at Greensville Correctional Center Thursday at 9 p.m.

McDonnell says he reviewed the case and sees no reason to intervene.

That leaves the U.S. Supreme Court as the only hope for Jackson.

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