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Anti-death penalty advocate weds man on Oklahoma death row

Mar. 31, 2022 14:41 PM EDT

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Anti-death penalty advocate Lea Rodger says she is keenly aware of the realities facing her and Richard Glossip, who she married this week inside the Oklahoma State Penitentiary where he sits on death row. Glossip, 59, already has narrowly escaped execution...

Oklahoma executes man for role in 2005 quadruple slaying

Feb. 17, 2022 12:10 PM EST

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma executed a man Thursday for his role in a quadruple slaying in 2005. Gilbert Ray Postelle, 35, received a lethal injection at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, and prison officials declared him dead at 10:14 a.m. It was Oklahoma’s...

Oklahoma executes man for his role in fatal 2005 shooting of four people outside Oklahoma City home

Feb. 17, 2022 11:34 AM EST
McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma executes man for his role in fatal 2005 shooting of four people outside Oklahoma City home.