Oklahoma Muslim Who Beheaded Coworker Sentenced to Death
NORMAN, Okla. — A Muslim man who beheaded his coworker three years ago and attempted a decapitate a second woman has been sentenced to death after a jury determined that he was eligible for capital punishment.
“I can’t bring Colleen back, and it’s unfortunate that another life will be taken. May God have mercy on your soul,” Cleveland County Judge Lori Walkley declared on Dec. 15 after handing down the sentence to Alton Nolen, 33.
She also thanked the survivors and the family members affected by the attack for their courage during the trial. According to those present in the courtroom, Nolen kept his head down and remained expressionless while being sentenced.
As previously reported, Nolen was found guilty of first-degree murder in September, as well as four counts of assault with a dangerous weapon and one count of assault and battery with a deadly weapon…