STRAFFORD, MO (KTVI) - Missouri death row inmate, David Zink is scheduled to die in July. His victim was from Strafford, Missouri, near Springfield.
In an exclusive look at the killer`s videotaped confession. David Zink recounts he was drinking and driving, on parole and didn`t want to go back to prison. That`s why David Zink says he killed 19-year-old Amanda Morton.
He gave investigators a videotaped confession shortly after the murder. Zink says he feared going back to prison; he was on parole when he bumped into Amanda Morton’s car on interstate 44.
He kidnapped her, raped her, and took her to a cemetery where he tied her to a tree and broke her neck and then cut her spinal cord.
Before Amanda Morton died, Zink said her last word was momma.
Zink is scheduled to be executed July 14th.