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Missouri’s oldest death row inmate was executed for the shooting death of a sheriff’s deputy

March 18, 2015 1:15 pm
Missouri’s oldest death row inmate was executed for the shooting death of a sheriff’s deputy

The claim of Clayton’s diminished mental capacity stemmed from a 1972 sawmill accident that his attorneys argued cost him about 8 percent of his brain, including one-fifth of the frontal lobe portion governing impulse control and judgment.  Cecil Clayton. Photo / AP Missouri’s oldest death row inmate was executed for […]

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