Bostic was sentenced to 241 years for an armed robbery and carjacking that occurred in 1995.
Posts published in “Corrections”
"The road to justice is a long one, but it must be our generation who are the chief architects of that road."
"This brings justice — finally — to a man who has tragically suffered so greatly as a result of this wrongful conviction."
"Missouri is engaged in a war of accountability. Our court system is the battlefield, and at stake are the fundamental principles of our criminal justice system."
Former Gov. Bob Holden and former Missouri Supreme Court Judge Michael A. Wolff are among those who have advocated for Gov. Mike Parson to stop the execution.
The letter praised Gov. Mike Parson and Missouri's "support of the dignity of life" and asked the governor to make the "courageous" decision to stay Ernest Johnson's upcoming execution.
As thousands call for clemency for Ernest Johnson, Gov. Mike Parson said he’s clearing the state's backlog of clemency petitions.
"I understand Kevin Strickland and others like him. I’ve walked in their shoes. I’ve lived where they live."
The Missouri Supreme Court Tuesday unanimously rejected Ernest Johnson’s request that he’s ineligible for the death penalty because he is intellectually disabled.
Congresswoman Cori Bush joined advocacy groups and exonerees to push for the release of several Missourians serving lengthy prison sentences.