Jurors say man eligible for death penalty in beheading case
October 11, 2017
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Jurors deciding the punishment for a man convicted of beheading a co-worker say he is eligible to receive the death penalty.
Jurors in the first-degree murder trial of 33-year-old Alton Nolen ruled Tuesday that he is not "intellectually disabled" and ineligible for the death penalty.
The jury has already found Nolen guilty of first-degree murder for beheading his co-worker, 54-year-old Colleen Hufford, and trying to kill another worker at a food processing plant in the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore in 2014.
Jurors have sentenced Nolen to three life sentences plus 130...