Attorneys Request Review Ahead of Leonard Taylor's Execution

Innocence organizations have requested Governor Mike Parson appoint an independent board of inquiry to evaluate Taylor's innocence claim

By Monica Obradovic

A Missouri death row inmate set to be executed on Tuesday has a credible case of innocence that needs to be investigated, say multiple organizations for wrongfully convicted individuals in a recent court filing. The Midwest Innocence Project, Innocence Project and the nonprofit law firm of Phillips Black requested Governor Mike Parson appoint an independent board of inquiry to evaluate Leonard “Raheem” Taylor’s innocence late yesterday...

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