Kenneth Baumruk


Age: 75

Summary: Missouri death row inmate who was sentenced to death for killing his estranged wife Mary Baumruk in a 1992 shooting rampage at the St. Louis County Courthouse that also wounded two lawyers, a bailiff and a security guard after he pulled two handguns from a briefcase and opened fire in the Clayton, Missouri courthouse as their divorce hearing was about to begin, who was initially ruled incompetent for trial partly because of head injuries suffered when he was shot by police before he was eventually found guilty and sentenced to die in 2001, but the case was thown out by the Missouri Supreme Court and a new execution date had not been set.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: April 13, 1939

Died: October 31, 2014

Mineral Point, Missouri