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Roderick Nunley mugshot

Missouri Man Faces Execution for Raping, Killing 15-Year-Old

Nunley and a co-defendant were accused of kidnapping Ann Harrison as she waited for a school bus in Kansas City, then raping and killing the girl in 1989.

12 hours ago

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

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Missouri Judge Drops Lawsuit Over Lethal Injection Policy

A lawsuit against Missouri over lethal injection policies for executions has been dismissed.

07/13/2015

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

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

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Normandy Man to be Executed for Murdering Ex-Wife’s Boyfriend

A North St. Louis County man is set to die by lethal injection for stabbing to death his ex-wife’s boyfriend more than 15 years ago.

02/25/2015

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Missouri Man Executed for Killing Neighbor in 1990

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.

02/11/2015

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U.S. Supreme Court Denies Missouri Execution Stay

Walter Timothy Storey was convicted of killing a woman who was his neighbor 25 years ago in the St. Louis suburb of St. Charles.

02/10/2015

Corrections spokesman Mike O'Connell speaks to Joan Crotts' family members following the execution of Paul Goodwin, her attacker. Three of Crotts' four children are seated in front. (Jessica Machetta/KMOX)

St. Louis County Man Becomes State’s Record 10th Lethal Injection of 2014

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.

12/10/2014

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Missouri Executes Leon Taylor for 1994 Killing

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.

11/19/2014

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