earl ringo jr When Missouri Has Injected Midazolam By Chris McDaniel • Sep 11, 2014 Missouri prison officials said under oath that they would not use midazolam in executions. But a St. Louis Public Radio investigation revealed last week that the state has used it in nine executions since 2013. Missouri Executes Earl Ringo, Eighth Inmate Of The Year By Chris McDaniel • Sep 10, 2014 No state has carried out more executions than Missouri this year. Early this morning, Missouri carried out its eighth execution of 2014. Earl Ringo was put to death for killing two people during a robbery that went bad in Columbia. Earl Ringo Jr.'s pen pal awaits last conversation before execution By Lila Gross • Sep 9, 2014 As preparations for a man’s execution begin, his pen pal is hoping she will be able to speak with him for the last time tonight. Execution schedueld for man behind 1998 Columbia killings By Associated Press • Aug 8, 2014 Missouri Department of Corrections The Missouri Supreme Court has canceled an execution for one death row inmate and scheduled a different man to be put to death next month.