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Missouri Executes Brain-damaged Man Who Killed Sheriff's Deputy

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Death row inmate Cecil Clayton. (Handout/Reuters/Landov)

Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 10:44 PM

Missouri on Tuesday executed by lethal injection a man convicted of killing a sheriff's deputy nearly a quarter century after the man had lost part of his brain in a sawmill accident, the state corrections department said.

Cecil Clayton, 74, of southwest Missouri, was pronounced dead at 9:21 p.m. CDT after receiving a lethal injection of drugs at a Missouri state prison. He was the second inmate executed in Missouri this year and the 10th in the country.

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Missouri on Tuesday executed by lethal injection a man convicted of killing a sheriff's deputy nearly a quarter century after the man had lost part of his brain in a sawmill accident, the state corrections department said.Cecil Clayton, 74, of southwest Missouri, was...
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