COMING TO TERMS WITH HORRIFIC COWTOWN HISTORY: EXECUTION DATE SET FOR KANSAS CITY TEEN GIRL KILLER!!!
This one isn't as simple as it seems . . .
Execution date scheduled for killer of KC teenager
However . . . This story gets a bit murkier for anybody who bothers to look closer and, of course, becomes racially divisive and uncomfortable . . .
Both convicts in this case claim the Jackson County Judge who gave them the sentence was drunk (he did have a drink during lunch but an appeals court ruled he was not impaired) and they called prosecutors racist.
The mainstream deets on a crime that sparked MASSIVE white flight throughout South Kansas City's Ruskin Heights . . .
"The Missouri Supreme Court set a Feb. 26 execution date for a man who pleaded guilty in the 1989 abduction, rape and stabbing death of a 15-year-old Kansas City girl.
The high court's announcement Friday of Michael Taylor's lethal injection date comes almost 23 years after he was sentenced for first-degree murder. Taylor and Roderick Nunley were charged with kidnapping Ann Harrison as she waited for a school bus near her home. She was raped, stabbed and left bleeding to death in the trunk of a car."
Pitch: Attorneys for death-row prisoners say Missouri obtains lethal-injection drugs illegally
The Daily Beast: What Happens to the Death Penalty When Lethal Injection Isn’t Quick and Painless?
Glossy News: Seeking Alternatives to Lethal Injection, States Consider Guillotine, Bear Mauling
Developing . . .