Executions · Famous Last Words · Oklahoma

FLW: the governor’s phone must be broken

Famous Last Words Jeffrey David Matthews Oklahoma January 11, 2011 "Let my mother know I love her. I just want to thank everyone for their support. I also want to thank all my buddies on death row. I hear you banging. I hate to see you all in this situation. I'm sitting here enjoying my… Continue reading FLW: the governor’s phone must be broken

Oklahoma

Man rapes, murders woman, kills 2 more in 2 other states while fleeing

December 23, 1999 Bixby, Oklahoma Steven Ray Thacker kills 25-year-old Laci Dawn Hill after a failed robbery attempt Hill had placed an ad attempting to sell a pool table and Thacker met her at her home under the pretense of wishing to buy it. He tried to rob her but when that failed he kidnapped… Continue reading Man rapes, murders woman, kills 2 more in 2 other states while fleeing

Georgia · Hungary · Illinois · Michigan · Newspaper clippings · Oklahoma

Clippings of tragedies and crimes

From the Chicago Daily Tribune Published October 22, 1925 Budapest, Hungary Decatur, Illinois Negaunee, Michigan Gray, Georgia Tulsa, Oklahoma Two deputies fought so violently one nearly has his ears torn off. A 35-year-old woman died of fright after seeing her car on fire. A 14-year-old boy lost in a blizzard died while a 17-year-old survived… Continue reading Clippings of tragedies and crimes

Oklahoma

Family mysteriously disappears

October 8, 2009 Red Oak, Oklahoma Bobby Dale, Sherilyn Leighann, and Madyson Stormy Star Jamison (6, pictured) disappear The Jamisons had gone to the mountains to look at a 40 acre plot of land they considered purchasing. Eight days later, their abandoned, locked pick-up truck was discovered. In it were the couple's cell phones, $32,000… Continue reading Family mysteriously disappears