Execution of Marcellus Williams in Missouri Halted

Missouri governor Eric Greitens stayed the sentence of Marcellus Williams just before he was set to be executed tonight. Greitens will appoint a board to review a report from a DNA expert that may support his claim of innocence, as well as other factors.

Last Two of Four Families Ordered Released from Berks Immigration Center

Four-year old Carlos* and 16-year old Michael* were ordered released from Berks County Residential Center in Pennsylvania today after having their cases heard by an immigration judge.

Marcellus Williams Faces Execution Despite Doubts about Conviction

The state of Missouri is scheduled to execute Marcellus Williams on August 22 despite a lack of solid evidence used to secure his conviction and a new report from a DNA expert that his lawyers argue supports his claim to innocence.

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