Thursday, June 4, 2009
News Leader.com reports the parents of Reginald Clemons are asking Gov. Jay Nixon to commute Clemons' death sentence. The thirty-seven year old is accused of shoving two sisters off of a St. Louis bridge 18 years ago. Clemons’ mother and stepfather say their son is innocent and actor Danny Glover is calling on the state not to "murder" one of "its own citizens." See story here and here.