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Court: Man to executed in MO in December

ST. LOUIS (KFVS) -

Court papers show a  man is set to be executed for a 1998 murder.

Paul T. Goodwin is sentenced be executed on December 10, 2014.

Court papers show in 1998, Goodwin tried to sexually assault a widow in her 60's in St. Louis County.

He pushed her down the stairs repeatedly hit her in the head with a hammer.

She died in surgery. He was convicted of first-degree murder

His execution had been stayed after an appeal.

Goodwin will remain in the custody of the Department of Corrections until he's executed.

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