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Supreme Court Stays Execution of Missouri Inmate

Missouri has not released details about the compounding pharmacy making the execution drugs

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ST. LOUIS –  The U.S. Supreme Court granted a temporary stay of execution for Missouri death row inmate Herbert Smulls on Tuesday night.

Justice Samuel Alito signed the order that was sent out after President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech, about two-and-a-half hours before Smulls was scheduled to die at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday.

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