East Tennessee Man’s death penalty conviction being upheld

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) – The death penalty is being upheld for one East Tennessee man convicted of killing and dismembering two people.

Howard Hawk Willis was found guilty and sentenced in 2010.

Willis was found guilty of the murders of two Walker County, Georgia teenagers.

Adam Chrismer and Samantha Leming were killed and dismembered by Willis in Washington County, Tennessee.

In October, Willis appealed his case to the Supreme Court, but his convictions and sentencing were upheld.

*Photo via WJHL

 

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