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“We’re going to order a test, and then ignore it, and then execute a guy?”
The fate of a Missouri inmate could be decided by an uncommon state panel.
How social media came together to campaign against the execution of Marcellus Williams.
With only hours to spare, the execution of a convicted murderer was stayed by the governor of Missouri, CNN reports. According to the Washington Post, 48-year-old Marcellus Williams was convicted in 2001 of the 1998 murder of Felicia Gayle, who was stabbed 43 times in her home. But attorneys for...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on Missouri's planned execution of inmate Marcellus Williams (all times local):
Governor stays execution of Marcellus Williams a few hours before he was due to be lethally injected in a state prison.
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens issued a stay of execution for Marcellus Williams Tuesday.
New DNA evidence says Marcellus Williams is innocent. The US state of Missouri will execute him tonight anyway. https://t.co/8GT6TvVQtP pic.twitter.com/i5M3Q8NqGO — Andrew Stroehlein (@astroehlein) August 22, 2017 Missouri Governor Saves Martellus Williams From Execution For Now Missouri’s Gov. Eric Greitens
Attorneys for Williams maintain his innocence.
Missouri Governor Eric Geitens has delayed the execution of Marcellus Williams after DNA evidence has come to light in the murder case of Lisha Gayle. The Missouri Supreme Court had delayed his execution in 2015 to allow for further DNA testing, but the state was planning to proceed with it despite the new evidence. Show More Summary
The U.S. has sanctioned a dozen Russian and Chinese companies it accuses of aiding North Korea's nuclear program. Missouri governor Eric Greitens issued a stay of execution for Marcellus Williams, a man convicted of killing a St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter in her home. Show More Summary
The knife prosecutors say Marcellus Williams used to kill a woman in 1998 had another man’s blood on it. Yet they wanted him to die tonight, before the governor stepped in.
A condemned man facing execution on Tuesday is asking the US Supreme Court for a last-minute reprieve, claiming new DNA evidence exonerates him of a 1998 murder. Marcellus Williams, 48, was convicted of fatally stabbing a woman more than 40 times during a robbery at her home in the Midwestern state of Missouri. Show More Summary
Today’s comic by Jen Sorensen is Finally seeing the (torch) light: • Missouri stays execution Marcellus Williams tonight until inquiry looks at DNA test showing likely innocence. Williams’ attorneys had appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court for a new hearing or the commutation of his sentence to life in prison. Show More Summary
Missouri Governor Eric Greitens halted the execution of a man scheduled to be put to death on Tuesday for killing of a woman during a robbery after his attorneys argued that recent DNA evidence shows he is innocent. Greitens issued the stay of execution for Marcellus Williams, 48, who was scheduled...
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens halted Tuesday's scheduled execution of condemned killer Marcellus Williams after DNA raised questions about his guilt. The Republican governor said in an email just hours before … Click to Continue »
Marcellus Williams was found guilty of murdering former St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Felicia Gayle in 1998.
Williams was scheduled for execution at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
The Latest on Missouri's planned execution of inmate Marcellus Williams (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has halted the scheduled execution of condemned killer Marcellus Williams after … Click to Continue »