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Oklahoma man convicted in hate-crime killing dies in prison

 

September 14, 2018



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man who was serving a life term for the hate-crime killing of his Lebanese neighbor has died in prison just months after being sentenced, the state Department of Corrections said Thursday.

Stanley Vernon Majors, 63, was found dead shortly after midnight Wednesday in his bed at Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, department spokesman Matt Elliott said. Majors was in the prison infirmary. No information about his condition was made available.

Jurors convicted Majors in February of first-degree murder and hate crime charges in the August 2016 shooting d...



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