The State Supreme Court has upheld the death penalty for Lance Shockley of Van Buren, who was found guilty of murdering Highway Patrol Sergeant Carl Graham, Junior, in 2005.
Supreme Court justices unanimously ruled to uphold the death sentence. To view the court documents and the full decision, go HERE.
Court documents say Sergeant Graham had investigated a fatal crash in which Shockley reportedly had fled from. Shockley reportedly later ambushed Graham as he pulled into his driveway, shooting him with a rifle, and again with a shotgun.
View the background story on Schockley at MissouriDeathRow.com.