BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) - Convicted killer John Middleton was executed by lethal injection at 6:58 p.m. Wednesday following the failure of various appeals on his behalf in the courts. He was pronounced dead at 7:06 p.m.
The Trenton City Council Monday night passed a resolution showing support for Governor Jay Nixon's vetoes last month of legislation, the City says, would significantly diminish voter approved municipal sales tax revenues.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Murder charges have been dropped today against a man from Chillicothe who was facing his third trial on charges that he killed his neighbor and wounded her husband, according to his lawyer.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The attorney for a Missouri death row inmate says the state is about to execute an innocent man, but the sheriff where the crime occurred disagrees. 54 year old John Middleton is scheduled to die early Wednesday.