Convicted killer’s lawyers say new DNA evidence proves his innocence; Missouri disagrees

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Williams was executed at the same prison he escaped.”},{“title”:”How executions go wrong”,”duration”:”02:16″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/justice/2015/08/12/death-penalty-execution-methods-orig-mg.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”justice/2015/08/12/death-penalty-execution-methods-orig-mg.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/150812165528-death-row-stories-botched-executions-00004405-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/justice/2015/08/12/death-penalty-execution-methods-orig-mg.cnn/video/playlists/death-penalty/”,”description”:”CNN’s Alexandra Field looks at the most common forms of execution used in the U.S. and how they can go wrong. “,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Alexandra Field looks at the most common forms of execution used in the U.S. and how they can go wrong. “},{“title”:”Witness: Inmate struggled during execution”,”duration”:”02:28″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/justice/2016/12/09/inmate-alabama-execution-baldwin-sot-nr.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”justice/2016/12/09/inmate-alabama-execution-baldwin-sot-nr.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/161209112947-ronald-b-smith-mugshot-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/justice/2016/12/09/inmate-alabama-execution-baldwin-sot-nr.cnn/video/playlists/death-penalty/”,”description”:”Journalist Kent Faulk describes how an Alabama death row inmate who challenged the constitutionality of the state’s execution procedures coughed and heaved for about 13 minutes during his execution by lethal injection”,”descriptionText”:”Journalist Kent Faulk describes how an Alabama death row inmate who challenged the constitutionality of the state’s execution procedures coughed and heaved for about 13 minutes during his execution by lethal injection”},{“title”:”The death penalty in America”,”duration”:”01:22″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/crime/2014/05/06/orig-jag-death-penalty.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”crime/2014/05/06/orig-jag-death-penalty.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/140506180454-orig-jag-death-penalty-stats-00000214-story-top.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/crime/2014/05/06/orig-jag-death-penalty.cnn/video/playlists/death-penalty/”,”description”:”More than 14,000 people have been executed in the United States since 1800.”,”descriptionText”:”More than 14,000 people have been executed in the United States since 1800.”},{“title”:”Who gets the death penalty?”,”duration”:”02:07″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/tv/2015/03/03/orig-who-gets-the-death-penalty-cevallos.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”tv/2015/03/03/orig-who-gets-the-death-penalty-cevallos.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/150302214008-orig-who-gets-the-death-penalty-cevallos-00010620-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/tv/2015/03/03/orig-who-gets-the-death-penalty-cevallos.cnn/video/playlists/death-penalty/”,”description”:”CNN legal analyst Danny Cevallos explains how states decide who is eligible for the death penalty. “,”descriptionText”:”CNN legal analyst Danny Cevallos explains how states decide who is eligible for the death penalty. “},{“title”:”Lethal Injection: The process”,”duration”:”01:27″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/crime/2014/04/30/orig-sanjay-death-penalty-explainer-npr-mg.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”crime/2014/04/30/orig-sanjay-death-penalty-explainer-npr-mg.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/140430190555-orig-sanjay-death-penalty-explainer-npr-mg-00002313-story-top.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/crime/2014/04/30/orig-sanjay-death-penalty-explainer-npr-mg.cnn/video/playlists/death-penalty/”,”description”:”Oklahoma’s botched lethal injection marks a new front in the battle over executions. Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains.”,”descriptionText”:”Oklahoma’s botched lethal injection marks a new front in the battle over executions. Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains.”},{“title”:”Court rules on the use of lethal injection drug”,”duration”:”01:50″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/tv/2015/06/29/lethal-injection-drug-orig.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”tv/2015/06/29/lethal-injection-drug-orig.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/150629160350-lethal-injection-drug-orig-00013204-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/tv/2015/06/29/lethal-injection-drug-orig.cnn/video/playlists/death-penalty/”,”description”:”The US supreme court rules on the use of Midazolam, one of three drugs used in lethal injections”,”descriptionText”:”The US supreme court rules on the use of Midazolam, one of three drugs used in lethal injections”},{“title”:”Conservatives vs. the death penalty”,”duration”:”01:24″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2014/06/09/orig-jql-crossfire-se-cupp-death-penalty.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2014/06/09/orig-jql-crossfire-se-cupp-death-penalty.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/140609174659-crossfire-se-cupp-death-penalty-2-story-top.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2014/06/09/orig-jql-crossfire-se-cupp-death-penalty.cnn/video/playlists/death-penalty/”,”description”:”Can conservatives justify the death penalty anymore? 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Gross brought the death penalty back to the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Audio released on Friday illustrates the hotly contested issues at stake. “},{“title”:”Lethal injection explained”,”duration”:”01:27″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/health/2014/07/25/lethal-injection-death-penalty-explained-mg-orig.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”health/2014/07/25/lethal-injection-death-penalty-explained-mg-orig.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/130515154110-lethal-injection-table-story-top.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/health/2014/07/25/lethal-injection-death-penalty-explained-mg-orig.cnn/video/playlists/death-penalty/”,”description”:”As manufacturers cut off supplies of lethal injection drugs, states look for new drug combinations for executions.”,”descriptionText”:”As manufacturers cut off supplies of lethal injection drugs, states look for new drug combinations for executions.”},{“title”:”Supreme Court Justice Breyer on the death penalty”,”duration”:”01:23″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2015/10/07/justice-breyer-supreme-court-death-penalty-origwx-bw.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2015/10/07/justice-breyer-supreme-court-death-penalty-origwx-bw.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/150428133335-scotus-mullery-large-169.png”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2015/10/07/justice-breyer-supreme-court-death-penalty-origwx-bw.cnn/video/playlists/death-penalty/”,”description”:”While delivering a dissenting opinion on the case Glossip v. 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