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10/28/2014 10:53 pm ET Updated Dec 28, 2014

U.S Supreme Court Temporarily Halts Execution Of Convicted Missouri Killer

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Oct 28 (Reuters) - The U.S Supreme Court late on Tuesday temporarily halted the execution of a convicted Missouri killer while the court decides whether or not to hear his appeal.

Mark Christeson, 35, is scheduled to die by lethal injection in the pre-dawn hours of Wednesday. He was convicted of murder 16 years ago. (Reporting by Eric M. Johnson in Seattle; Editing by Robert Birsel)

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