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Execution Date Set For Man Who Abducted, Killed Mo. Woman

Zink killed 19-year-old Amanda Morton after rear-ending her car on Interstate 44.

05/20/2015

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York (R) and St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson greet friends following the funeral of former St. Louis Cardinals and National Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis in St. Louis on January 26, 2013. Musial died at the age of 92 on January 19. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Catholic Leaders Send Letter About Executions

As of today, there have been 15 executions in Missouri since November of 2013.

04/16/2015

The state of Missouri executed Andre Cole by lethal injection at 10:15 p.m. at the Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center in Bonne Terre, Missouri on April 14, 2015. (Photo by Missouri Department of Corrections/UPI)

St. Louis County Man Executed for 1998 Murder

Andre Cole was executed by lethal injection at 10:15 p.m.

04/14/2015

Andre Cole

NAACP and ACLU Ask Gov. Nixon to Halt Execution

Advocators are asking Gov. Nixon to stop today’s scheduled execution of Andre Cole.

04/13/2015

Andre Cole

St. Louis Co. Death Row Inmate Found Competent to be Executed

Death row inmate Andre Cole threatened to kill his ex-wife when he faced garnishment for back child support in 1998.

04/10/2015

Cecil Clayton (Photo by Missouri Department of Corrections/UPI)

Missouri Executes ‘Brain-Damaged’ Death Row Inmate Cecil Clayton

The Missouri Supreme Court, in a 4-3 ruling, declined to intervene Saturday. The court’s majority concluded there was no evidence that Clayton despite his brain injury isn’t capable of understanding his circumstances.

03/17/2015

Courtesy: Elizabeth Unger Carlyle

Attorneys Push for Clemency in Scheduled Missouri Execution

Attorneys for Cecil Clayton, 74, argue in last-minute appeals and a clemency request that Clayton has dementia and brain damage from a 1972 sawmill accident.

03/17/2015

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Missouri Man Executed for Killing Neighbor in 1990

A man convicted of breaking into his neighbor’s home in a St. Louis suburb and slitting her throat 25 years ago was executed early Wednesday.

02/11/2015

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U.S. Supreme Court Denies Missouri Execution Stay

Walter Timothy Storey was convicted of killing a woman who was his neighbor 25 years ago in the St. Louis suburb of St. Charles.

02/10/2015

Protestors on Thursday call on St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch to help a death row inmate awaiting execution for the death of St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Court Halts Execution of Man Convicted of Reporter’s Death

The Missouri Supreme Court has called off an execution of a man convicted of killing a former newspaper reporter, state officials said Thursday.

01/22/2015

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