ATLANTA – Monday, January 12, 2015, the State Board of Pardons and Paroles met to consider a clemency request from attorneys representing condemned inmate Andrew Howard Brannan. The Board has voted to deny clemency.

In reaching its decision, in addition to hearing testimony during the meeting on Monday, the Board prior to the meeting had thoroughly reviewed the parole case file on the inmate which includes the circumstances of the death penalty case, the inmate’s criminal history, and a comprehensive history of the inmate’s life.

Brannan is scheduled to die by lethal injection on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at 7 p.m., at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson, Georgia.

Brannan was convicted of malice murder on January 28, 2000, for the January 1998 murder of 22 year old Laurens County Deputy Sheriff Kyle Dinkheller. The victim was shot multiple times and killed by Brannan during a traffic stop.

To view a photo of Andrew Howard Brannan, go to www.dcor.state.ga.us, click on GDC Offender Search Query, agree to the terms on the disclaimer page and enter the offender’s EF number, 437391.

For more information on the Parole Board, please visit the website at www.pap.georgia.gov.

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