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Science Denial May Kill Marcellus Williams

7 months agoNews : The Cutline

“We’re going to order a test, and then ignore it, and then execute a guy?”

Inmate Marcellus Williams' fate might be decided by rare panel

7 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The fate of a Missouri inmate could be decided by an uncommon state panel.

Social media and the case for Marcellus Williams

How social media came together to campaign against the execution of Marcellus Williams.

DNA Evidence Saves Man From Execution With Hours to Spare

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...

Latest: Protesters thank Gov. Greitens for halting execution

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on Missouri's planned execution of inmate Marcellus Williams (all times local):

US: Missouri halts execution of Marcellus Williams

Governor stays execution of Marcellus Williams a few hours before he was due to be lethally injected in a state prison.

Mo. governor stays execution of man convicted of killing ex-reporter

7 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens issued a stay of execution for Marcellus Williams Tuesday.        

Missouri Governor Stops Execution For Man Scheduled To Die Today Despite DNA Evidence

7 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

New DNA evidence says Marcellus Williams is innocent. The US state of Missouri will execute him tonight anyway. — Andrew Stroehlein (@astroehlein) August 22, 2017 Missouri Governor Saves Martellus Williams From Execution For Now Missouri’s Gov. Eric Greitens

Marcellus Williams execution delayed after DNA test raises question about his guilt

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

U.S Sanctions Chinese, Russian Companies Doing Business with N. Korea, Missouri Man Has Execution Stayed, and George Clooney Donates to Fight Hate: P.M. Links

7 months agoNews : Reason

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

Prisoner Almost Executed Before New DNA Test Saved His Life

7 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

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.

US convict says new DNA evidence should halt execution

7 months agoNews : Trending Now

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

Midday open thread: MO governor stays execution over DNA results; China's floating solar farm

7 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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 halts Tuesday execution of Marcellus Williams

7 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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 governor halts man's execution after DNA questions

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 »

Governor stays execution of Missouri inmate after new DNA claims

7 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Marcellus Williams was found guilty of murdering former St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Felicia Gayle in 1998.

Latest: Missouri governor halts inmate's planned execution

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 »

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