Despite 5 trials, dubious blood spatter evidence, and key testimony given by a jailhouse informant, Walter Barton is due to be executed by the state of Missouri tomorrow, May 19th. Barton, sentenced to death for the 1991 murder of Gladys Kuehler in Christian County, MO, has been tried no fewer than 5 times in a … Continue reading Walter Barton’s Stay Of Execution Overturned By 8th Circuit.
Category: Marcellus Williams
Marcellus Williams: Could The Unsolved Murder Of Debra McClain Help Save A Man’s Life?
On July, 18th, 1998, Pagedale Police, along with paramedics responded to a call originating from Leroy Avenue. John McClain, upon returning home had been confronted with his worst nightmare; the gruesome murder of his wife. Debra McClain, 40-years-old, sleight of frame and standing little over 5-feet-tall, had been repeatedly stabbed. In an otherwise seemingly undisturbed … Continue reading Marcellus Williams: Could The Unsolved Murder Of Debra McClain Help Save A Man’s Life?
Board Of Inquiry Cancels Meeting Set For June 5th. Uncertainty Over Marcellus Williams Fate After Resignation Of Missouri Governor Eric Greitens
The June 1st resignation of former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has cast doubt over the fate of Marcellus Williams. Williams—sentenced to death for the murder of Felicia Gayle in 1998—had his execution stayed by then Missouri Governor Greitens with only 4 hours to spare last August via an executive order. The appointment of Mike Parson … Continue reading Board Of Inquiry Cancels Meeting Set For June 5th. Uncertainty Over Marcellus Williams Fate After Resignation Of Missouri Governor Eric Greitens
Marcellus Williams: Board Of Inquiry Set To Meet With State And Defence Attorneys In June
Since Missouri Governor Eric Greitens stayed the execution of Marcellus Williams in August of last year, news from Greitens' elected Board of Inquiry has been slow to materialise. No longer. Carol Jackson—a former judge at the US District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, and appointed chairwoman of a board consisting of 5 retired … Continue reading Marcellus Williams: Board Of Inquiry Set To Meet With State And Defence Attorneys In June
Make Your Voices Heard
We see a lot of folks wanting to advocate for criminal justice reform, or just for a particular person they feel has been wronged by the criminal justice system. Most people are the “dive right in” type, and don't realize that they may actually be doing more harm than good. Advocating for someone or something … Continue reading Make Your Voices Heard
Governor Greitens Goes To Ground Over Marcellus Williams.
This coming Monday will mark 5 months to the day that Governor Eric Greitens stayed the execution of Marcellus Williams. With less than 4 hours before Williams was due to be put to death by lethal injection, Greitens listened to the people of Missouri, the United States and the world round. “A sentence of death … Continue reading Governor Greitens Goes To Ground Over Marcellus Williams.