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Judge: Missouri Broke Law Keeping Execution Supplier Secret

National news organizations are suing the state because the Department of Corrections withheld public information.

07/17/2015

David Zink, 55.

Missouri Executes Man for Killing 19-Year-Old

Missouri inmate who killed a 19-year-old woman after sexually attacking her and tying her to a cemetery tree has been executed.

07/14/2015

David Zink (Courtesy of video provided by the Missouri Attorney General's office)

UPDATED: Missouri Inmate Presses 11th-Hour Appeals as Execution Nears

A Missouri inmate who abducted and killed a 19-year-old woman in 2001 is asking state and federal appeals courts to spare him from execution.

07/13/2015

Richard Strong (KMOX file photo)

St. Louis Man Executed for St. Ann Double Homicide

Despite pleas from his surviving daughter, Gov. Jay Nixon denied clemency for Missouri Death Row inmate Richard Strong of St. Louis. He was executed at 6:49 p.m. at the prison of Bonne Terre.

06/09/2015

File photo of prison cells. (Credit: AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

As Execution Nears for Condemned Mo. Man, Surviving Daughter Seeks Clemency

“My father’s a very important role model in my life,” she said. “He’s always been with me. He’s the only surviving parent I have and I struggle in life. To see my father live would help me.”

06/09/2015

Richard Strong (KMOX file photo)

Execution Set for Tonight for Bonne Terre Stabbing

Richard Strong will die within 24-hours after 6 p.m. for a double homicide in 2000.

06/09/2015

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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

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