Vigils for Dennis Skillicorn tonight

Dennis Skillicorn is scheduled to be executed at 12:01 tomorrow morning. Tonight, there are vigils being held around the state. Here’s a list of locations:

Kansas City: 5 to 6 p.m. at J.C. Nichols Fountain on the Plaza.

St. Louis: 7:30 p.m. prayer service at St. Francis Xavier Church, sponsored by the Intercommunity Justice Coordinators; 8:15 to 9 p.m. vigil and carpool to Bonne Terre to follow.

Bonne Terre: 11 p.m. to 12:01 a.m. candlelight vigil outside the prison at 2727 Highway K at Coplin Road, near the entrance.

For more information, go to the website for Missourians to Abolish the Death Penalty.

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