Nicklasson's Execution DelayedU.S. Supreme Court to issue ruling after 8 A.M. Wednesday
Missouri Attorney General Appeals Stay of ExecutionMissouri 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."
Federal Court Panel Stays Allen Nicklasson's ExecutionAllen Nicklasson, 41, had been scheduled to be put to death at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday for killing businessman Richard Drummond in 1994.
New Execution Date Set for Mo. Inmate Allen NicklassonNicklasson 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.