Paul Goodwin was executed by the state of Missouri on December 10, 2014. Paul was pronounced dead at 1:17 am CST, inside the execution chamber at the Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Corrections Center in Bonne Terre, Missouri. Paul was 48 years of age. He was executed for sexually assaulting and murdering Joan Crotts, his elderly neighbor, on March 1, 1998, in St. Louis County.
As a child, Paul struggled in school, failing multiple grades and was placed in a special high school program. Paul never graduated from high school.
Please pray for peace and healing for the family of Joan Crotts. Please pray for the family of Paul.