George Allen Jr.

Jamilah Nasheed. Photo: KMOX

Rep. Nasheed Calls On Koster To Drop George Allen Appeal

“I join with Congressman Lacy Clay in calling on Attorney General Koster to do the right thing and drop this appeal.”



Conviction Tossed, George Allen Jr. Walks Free Today

A 56-year-old, partially blind schizophrenic man who has been imprisoned for three decades could be freed in a hearing Wednesday, after a Missouri judge recently overturned his rape and murder convictions, lawyers said.


Ten members of the Congressional Black Caucus and U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay are scheduled to take part in a Ferguson church service honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Missouri Congressman William Lacy Clay Jr.

Clay Urges Koster to Drop Appeal in Allen Case

A judge last week overturned Allen’s 1983 conviction for the murder and rape of a St. Louis woman, citing DNA and other evidence that called the conviction into question.


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Bail Sought In Overturned Missouri Conviction Case

A judge last week overturned the conviction of George Allen Jr. who is 29 years into a 95-year sentence for killing a St. Louis woman in 1982.


Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay (KMOX file photo)

Murder Conviction Overturned / Congressman Reacts

Lacy Clay says George Allen Jr. should be released without further delay.


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Representatives Clay And Cleaver Call For Inmate’s Release

The two said they want Attorney General Koster to consider releasing George Allen Jr. who was sentenced to 95 years in prison in the 1982 death of Mary Bell.


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