Statement from Sen. Jamilah Nasheed on Stay of Execution for Marcellus Williams

Nasheed - Statement - 2017


The following is a statement from Sen. Jamilah Nasheed regarding the governor’s stay of execution for Marcellus Williams:

“I am extremely grateful that Gov. Greitens has stayed the execution of Marcellus Williams in light of the additional questions raised by new DNA evidence,” said Sen. Nasheed. “The State of Missouri owes it to the families of Lisha Gayle and Marcellus Williams to finally find the answers that have eluded them for so many years, and I appreciate the governor appointing a Board of Inquiry to further investigate this tragic loss of life.”