Missouri inmate put to death for 1995 killing in 1st US execution since Arizona one went awry

  • by: JIM SUHR , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 6, 2014 - 2:35 AM

BONNE TERRE, Mo. — A Missouri man was put to death Wednesday for raping and killing a college student in 1995, making him the first U.S. prisoner executed since a lethal injection in Arizona last month in which an inmate took nearly two hours to die.

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