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.
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.
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.
Walter Timothy Storey was convicted of killing a woman who was his neighbor 25 years ago in the St. Louis suburb of St. Charles.
The Missouri Supreme Court has called off an execution of a man convicted of killing a former newspaper reporter, state officials said Thursday.
Attorneys say ruling could impact all Americans.
A St. Louis County man has been executed by lethal injection for the sexual assault and fatal bludgeoning of a North County widow 16 years ago.
Taylor shot Robert Newton to death in front of Newton’s 8-year-old step-daughter during a gas station robbery; he tried to kill the girl, too, but his gun jammed.
A Missouri death row inmate is clinging to hope that his lawyers will successfully argue that mistakes were made by his previous team of attorneys.
The Missouri Supreme Court on Friday set an Oct. 29 execution date for 35-year-old Mark Christeson.