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.
Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke says four inmates complained of pain in their mouths and stomachs after they ate the pizza from an area restaurant on Tuesday.
The Kansas Department of Corrections has been looking for 35-year-old Sean P. McKenzie, who was mistakenly released from a southwest Missouri jail.
An Oklahoma pharmacy has agreed not to provide Missouri with a made-to-order drug for an inmate’s execution scheduled for later this month, according to court documents filed Monday.
Guard says inmate from St. Louis stabbed him in the head with pencil.
The 35-year-old man was declared dead in his cell in the prison’s segregation unit at 10:36 p.m. Tuesday.
Man was being held on traffic warrants.
A union official says numerous inmates were involved in an assault that injured two guards and a chaplain.
An autopsy shows that a Dixon Correctional Center inmate died of blood poisoning and a rare flesh-eating disease.
The inmate’s name has not been released.