UPDATE 2:08 p.m. Feb. 8, 2011:
The Missouri Supreme Court is refusing to halt the execution of Martin Link.
The court announced the decision without comment on Tuesday.
Link's attorney, Jennifer Herndon, says two appeals (mentioned in our original story below) are still pending before the Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
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