TIMOTHY MCVEIGH Biography - Crimes, Laws and people


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Name: Timothy James McVeigh                                                       
Born: 23 April 1968 Pendleton, New York, U.S.A.                                   
Died: 11 June 2001 Terre Haute, Indiana, U.S.A.                                   
Timothy James McVeigh (April 23, 1968 - June 11, 2001), was a former decorated     
United States Army soldier and security guard who was convicted of eleven United   
States federal offenses, and ultimately executed for his role in the April 19th,   
1995 Oklahoma City bombing. The bombing, which claimed 168 lives, was the         
deadliest act of terrorism within United States borders until the September 11,   
2001 attacks and remains the deadliest incident of domestic terrorism in the       
United States.                                                                     
McVeigh's death sentence was delayed pending an appeal. One of his appeals for     
certiorari, taken to the Supreme Court of the United States, was denied on March   
8, 1999. He was executed by lethal injection at 7:14 a.m. on June 11, 2001, at     
the U.S. Federal Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana. He had dropped all of his   
existing appeals, giving no reason for doing so. He was 33 years old.