Zink killed 19-year-old Amanda Morton after rear-ending her car on Interstate 44.
As of today, there have been 15 executions in Missouri since November of 2013.
Andre Cole was executed by lethal injection at 10:15 p.m.
Advocators are asking Gov. Nixon to stop today’s scheduled execution of Andre Cole.
Death row inmate Andre Cole threatened to kill his ex-wife when he faced garnishment for back child support in 1998.
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.