The sentencing of Timothy James McVeigh
Timothy James McVeigh, pursuant to the jury verdict returned on June 2, 1997, finding you guilty on all 11 counts of the indictment, the defendant is adjudged guilty of each of the following offenses: A conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction as charged in Count One, the use of a weapon of mass destruction as charged in Count Two, destruction by explosive as charged in Count Three, and first degree murder as charged in Counts Four through Eleven.
Pursuant to the Federal Death Penalty Act of 1994, appearing in 18 United States Code Sections 3591 to 3596 and the special findings of the jury returned on June 13, 1997, and the jury’s unanimous vote recommending that the defendant shall be sentenced to death, it is the judgment of the Court that the defendant, Timothy James McVeigh, is sentenced to death on each of the 11 counts of the indictment.
August 10, 1995 - Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols are federally charged for the Oklahoma City bombing.
Oklahoma bomber Timothy McVeigh, being interviewed by a reporter in Waco, Texas in 1993.
“Even a man accused of the worst act of terrorism ever committed in this country - especially such a man - is entitled to the best possible defense. This concept is a cornerstone of our justice system.” - Stephen Jones, Timothy McVeigh’s defense attorney.
All that remained of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Bulding in Oklahoma City after it was bombed by Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols on April 19, 1995..
Tim McVeigh wasn’t dumb -not in the slightest- although it infuriated him when people thought he was. He could be very friendly, and he was intelligent, also manipulative, also cunning.
-Others Unknown: Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City Bombing Conspiracy.
Timothy James “Tim” McVeigh (April 23, 1968 – June 11, 2001) was an American domestic terrorist who detonated a truck bomb in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. Commonly referred to as the Oklahoma City bombing, the attack killed 168 people and injured over 600. It was the deadliest act of terrorism within the United States prior to the September 11 attacks, and remains the most serious act of domestic terrorism in United States history.