Execution Date Set for Missouri Man

By KOLR

Published 03/21 2014 11:25AM

Updated 03/21 2014 09:42PM

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) The Missouri Supreme Court has set an execution date for a man sentenced to death for the murder of a Missouri farm couple.

William Rousan's execution date is set for April 23. His execution was on hold after questions about the drugs used for lethal injection in Missouri.

Rousan is one of three men accused of shooting Charles and Grace Lewis on their from near Bonne Terre in 1993. According to KOLR, the trio initially went to the farm to steal cattle.

William's son, Brent Rousan, and brother, Robert Rousan, were also convicted in the case.

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