Bonne Terre Crime
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Recent Crime News
Wednesday Dec 10 | via PennLive.com
In Missouri, Paul Goodwin was convicted of killing a 63-year-old widow with a ball-peen hammer in 1998. But the Washington Post reports that his lawyers argued until the last minute early this morning that the 48-year-old was mentally disabled and the death penalty stood as "an unfit punishment." Comment?
Tuesday Dec 9 | via Reuters
A Georgia man due to be executed on Tuesday for the 1995 murder of a sheriff's deputy is mentally disabled and received inadequate representation from a lawyer who drank heavily at the time of his trial, the death row inmate's current attorneys said. Robert Wayne Holsey, 49, is scheduled to die by injection at 7 p.m. EST. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 19 | via Sentencing Law and Policy
As reported in this AP piece , headlined "Missouri Executes Leon Taylor for 1994 Killing," the Show Me state showed another murderer that death sentences still get carried out in Mizzou. Here are the basic details: A man who killed a suburban Kansas City gas station attendant in front of the worker's young stepdaughter in 1994 was put to death early Wednesday -- the ninth execution in Missouri this year. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 19 | via The Brattleboro Reformer
In this Feb. 12, 2014 photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections is convicted killer Leon Taylor who was sentenced to death for killing gas station attendant Robert Newton in Independence, Mo., in 1994. BONNE TERRE, MO. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 19 | via The Times-Picayune
The recall of air bags made by the Takata Corp. had been regional. Now safety regulators want to extend it nationwide. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis
Attorneys for Missouri inmate Leon Taylor have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his execution, citing several concerns that led to the death sentence for the convicted killer. Attorneys for Missouri inmate Leon Taylor have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his execution, citing several concerns that led to the death sentence for the convicted killer. Comment?
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