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September 30th, 2014
09:49 PM ET

Prosecutor: Suspect had "infatuation with beheadings"

An Oklahoma man may face the death penalty for allegedly beheading his co-worker, according to the district attorney in the case.

Who is Oklahoma beheading suspect Alton Nolen?

Officials say the suspect, Alton Nolen, "didn't like white people" and had an "infatuation" with beheadings. Nolen had just been suspended from his job at a food processing plant and attacked the first person he saw there.

CNN's David Mattingly has more OutFront.


Filed under: Justice • News • Oklahoma beheading
soundoff (One Response)
  1. Collin Lamey

    Why isn't he being charged as a terrorist? Like one former FBI agent said: that will just complicate matters in court. The logic is this: he killed her, we got the murder weapon, convict him, case closed, The death penalty is warranted because of the heinous nature of the crime and it was premeditated. Try him, Convict him, Execute him – CASE CLOSED!!!!

    October 1, 2014 at 1:16 pm | Reply

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