Reginald Clemons http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri Supreme Court Hears Clemons Case http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-supreme-court-hears-clemons-case <p>The case of a Missouri death row inmate who accuses police of beating a false confession out of him was heard Tuesday by the State Supreme Court.</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 23:29:36 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33476 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Supreme Court Hears Clemons Case Clemons's supporters question integrity of prosecution http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/clemonss-supporters-question-integrity-prosecution <p>A judge is considering evidence in the death penalty case of Reginald Clemons after four days of testimony this week.</p><p>During a press conference Friday morning, Clemons’s parents stood alongside representatives from the ACLU, and the NAACP, to condemn what they call a broken justice system that’s responsible for sending their son to death row.</p><p>Clemons was convicted for the 1991 rape and murder of 20-year-old Julie Kerry and 19-year-old Robin Kerry.</p><p>Bishop Reynolds Thomas is Clemons father. He says the justice system is corrupt.</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 18:37:15 +0000 Julie Bierach 4671 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Clemons's supporters question integrity of prosecution Hearing continues in Clemons' death penalty case http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hearing-continues-clemons-death-penalty-case <P>Missouri death row inmate Reginald Clemons says detective interrogators beat him so badly he admitted to raping two sisters who were pushed to their deaths from the old Chain of Rocks Bridge.</P> <P>Clemons testified today at a special hearing that he confessed because he feared for his life. Wed, 19 Sep 2012 21:55:12 +0000 The Associated Press 4658 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Hearing continues in Clemons' death penalty case Morning headlines: Monday, September 17, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-monday-september-17-2012 <p><strong>Clemons hearing today in St. Louis courtroom</strong></p><p>The effort to free Reginald Clemons from Missouri's death row goes to a St. Louis courtroom starting today.</p><p>Clemons was one of four men convicted in the 1991 killings of two St. Louis-area sisters, 20-year-old Julie Kerry and 19-year-old Robin Kerry. Both girls, along with their visiting male cousin, were thrown from an abandoned Mississippi River bridge. The cousin, Thomas Cummins, survived.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 14:20:10 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 4613 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Monday, September 17, 2012