Missouri set to execute man convicted in student's 1995 rape and killing

  • by: JIM SUHR , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 5, 2014 - 10:15 PM

BONNE TERRE, Mo. — The U.S. Supreme Court and Missouri's governor declined on Tuesday to block the execution of a man who raped and killed a college student, leaving him on course to be the first U.S. prisoner put to death since an Arizona lethal injection went awry last month.

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