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Oklahoma beheading: 'Highly likely' suspect will face death penalty
Oklahoma beheading: 'Highly likely' suspect will face death penalty

Authorities in Oklahoma have filed charges against a man they say beheaded a coworker and tried to decapitate another before he was stopped by the bullet of an off-duty sheriff’s deputy. Alton Nolen, 30, faces charges of murder, assault and battery with a deadly weapon, and assault with a deadly weapon, said Cleveland County Dist. Atty. Greg Mashburn. If convicted, Nolen could face the death penalty for the murder charge and life in prison for each of the assault charges, Mashburn said. Mashburn said it was “highly likely” that his office would pursue the death penalty but that he would make a final decision after speaking to the victim’s family. Nolen is...

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