Oct. 29 execution date set for Missouri inmate

4 years 2 months 4 weeks ago Friday, September 19 2014 Sep 19, 2014 Friday, September 19, 2014 10:49:00 AM CDT September 19, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - An execution date has been set for next month for a man who killed a south-central Missouri mother and her two children.

Friday, the Missouri Supreme Court set an Oct. 29 execution date for 35-year-old Mark Christeson. It would be the ninth execution in Missouri this year and the 11th since November.

Christeson was sentenced to death for killing 36-year-old Susan Brouk and her children, ages 12 and 9, in February 1998. The bodies of the victims were found in a pond near their rural Vichey home.

Christenson's cousin, Jesse Carter, was sentenced to life in prison after agreeing to testify against Christeson.

 

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