U.S. Supreme Court to issue ruling after 8 A.M. Wednesday
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster’s office has appealed the stay of execution for convicted killer Allen Nicklasson, calling the federal appeals court ruling “an abuse of discretion.”
Allen Nicklasson, 41, had been scheduled to be put to death at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday for killing businessman Richard Drummond in 1994.
Allen Nicklasson, 41, is scheduled to die at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday for killing Richard Drummond, a businessman from Excelsior Springs, Mo.
Nicklasson was first set to be executed Oct. 23, when Missouri planned to use the anesthetic propofol for the first time but the execution was halted.