U.S. Court of Appeals stays Reginald Clemons execution

The 8th District Court of Appeals in St. Louis has stayed the execution of Reginald Clemons. His attorneys filed a motion for stay to allow time for the Western District Court of Appeals to rule on his challenge of Missouri’s execution procedures. He was to be executed on June 17th for the Chain of Rocks Bridge killings in 1991.

The state Attorney General’s Office has filed a motion to lift the stay stating that the issues brought up have been addressed before or should have been addressed before now. (More at STLToday.com)