UPDATE: Missouri court sets execution date in 1989 murder case

Thursday, August 19, 2010 | 12:30 p.m. CDT; updated 3:52 p.m. CDT, Thursday, August 19, 2010

ST. LOUIS — After five years of court cases and appeals questioning Missouri's three-drug execution method, the state Supreme Court on Thursday set a date to put convicted killer Roderick Nunley to death.