Allen Nicklasson

A woman wears an anti-death penalty tee-shirt during the 20th annual Starvin' for Justice fast and vigil against the death penalty in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington on June 29, 2013.  (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Efforts Continue to Spare condemned Missouri Inmate Herbert Smulls

Attorneys for Herbert Smulls expressed concerns Monday about Missouri’s execution drug, even as the state prepares for its third execution since November.

01/28/2014

Allen Nicklasson killed a man who stopped to help him and his friends after their car stalled on I-70.

Missouri Executes Man In 1994 Good Samaritan Death

Allen Nicklasson is the second inmate executed in the state in three weeks.

12/12/2013

Allen Nicklasson, AKA "The Good Samaritan killer"

Nicklasson’s Execution Delayed

U.S. Supreme Court to issue ruling after 8 A.M. Wednesday

12/10/2013

Allen Nicklasson, AKA "The Good Samaritan killer"

Missouri Attorney General Appeals Stay of Execution

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster’s office has appealed the stay of execution for convicted killer Allen Nicklasson, calling the federal appeals court ruling “an abuse of discretion.”

12/10/2013

Allen Nicklasson, AKA "The Good Samaritan killer"

Federal Court Panel Stays Allen Nicklasson’s Execution

Allen Nicklasson, 41, had been scheduled to be put to death at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday for killing businessman Richard Drummond in 1994.

12/10/2013

Allen Nicklasson, AKA "The Good Samaritan killer"

Missouri Prepares For 2nd Executions In 3 Weeks

Allen Nicklasson, 41, is scheduled to die at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday for killing Richard Drummond, a businessman from Excelsior Springs, Mo.

12/09/2013

New Execution Date Set for Mo. Inmate Allen Nicklasson

Nicklasson was first set to be executed Oct. 23, when Missouri planned to use the anesthetic propofol for the first time but the execution was halted.

11/08/2013

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Missouri Switches To New Execution Drug

The Corrections Department said in a news release that it will use the sedative pentobarbital. The Death Penalty Information Center said 13 states use the drug for executions.

10/22/2013

File photo of a gas chamber. (credit: MIKE FIALA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mo. Looks at Other States’ Death Penalty Methods

Gov. Jay Nixon halted Allen Nicklasson’s Oct. 23 execution following doctor protests along with threats from the anti-death penalty European Union to limit the drug’s export.

10/16/2013

File photo of a death chamber in a prison. (Photo by PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Nixon Postpones Execution Over Propofol Use

“As Governor, my interest is in making sure justice is served and public health is protected,” Nixon said in an emailed statement.

10/11/2013

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