U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
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.
A ruling in his favor could have led to Ryan’s release from an Indiana prison. It was widely seen as his last chance to get out of prison early.