David Owen

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Petition Claims Mo. Corrections Officials Lied

Attorneys for a condemned Missouri inmate have asked a federal court to spare his life, claiming two top officials with the Department of Corrections lied under oath about use of the sedative midazolam in executions.

09/05/2014

William Rousan

Clock Ticking, Missouri Man Aims to Halt Execution

Efforts to spare the life of a condemned Missouri man hinged Tuesday on an argument that so far has held little sway over the courts.

04/22/2014

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Attorney For Smulls Seeks Stay Over Drug Concerns

The attorney for Missouri death row inmate Herbert Smulls has asked a federal court for a 60-day stay of execution.

01/22/2014

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