Georgia Department of Corrections
Brian Owens, Commissioner
Director of Public Affairs
Contact: Office of Public Affairs (478) 992-5248
STATE OF GEORGIA
For Immediate Release
Forsyth - The Taylor County Superior Court has ordered the execution of convicted murderer Daniel Greene. The Court ordered the Department to carry out the execution on a date between April 19, 2012 and April 26, 2012. Commissioner Brian Owens has set the date for April 19, 2012 at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson at 7:00 p.m.
Greene was convicted of the 1991 murder of Bernard Walker. If executed, Greene will be the 30th inmate put to death by lethal injection.
Media interested in a picture of Greene and a listing of his crimes may go to the Department of Corrections website (www.dcor.state.ga.us).
The Department of Corrections is the fourth largest prison system in the United States and is responsible for supervising nearly 60,000 state prisoners and over 150,000 probationers. It is the largest law enforcement agency in the state with approximately 12,000 employees.