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Missouri executes mastermind in 1993 cattle-stealing plot that left couple dead

Missouri on Wednesday executed a man who had been convicted in 1993 of murdering an elderly farming couple in a plot to steal their cattle, a state official said. William Rousan, 57, was pronounced dead at 12:10 a.m. local time at a state prison in Bonne Terre, said Mike O’Connell,…