Timothy McVeigh

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Timothy McVeigh

FBI mugshot of McVeigh
Born April 23, 1968(1968-04-23)
Lockport, New York, U.S.
Died June 11, 2001(2001-06-11) (aged 33)
USP Terre Haute
Terre Haute, Indiana, U.S.
Cause Execution by lethal injection
Alias(es) Tim Tuttle[1]
Darel Bridges[2]
Robert Kling
Motive Retaliation for the Waco Siege, Ruby Ridge, other government raids, the Turner Diaries, as well as general U.S. foreign policy
Conviction(s) Use of a weapon of mass destruction
Conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction
Destruction with the use of explosives
8 counts of first-degree murder
Penalty Death by lethal injection
Status Executed
Occupation U.S. Army soldier, security guard
Parents William McVeigh
Mildred Noreen Hill[1]

Timothy James McVeigh (April 23, 1968 – June 11, 2001) was a United States Army veteran and security guard who bombed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. He was convicted of 11 United States federal offenses, and was sentenced to death and executed for his role in the April 19, 1995 bombing.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Russakoff, Dale; Serge F. Kovaleski (July 2, 1995). "An Ordinary Boy's Extraordinary Rage". The Washington Post: p. A01. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/national/longterm/oklahoma/bg/mcveigh.htm. Retrieved April 12, 2010.
  2. Ottley, Ted. "Soldiers of Misfortune". Timothy McVeigh & Terry Nichols: Oklahoma Bombing. TruTv. http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/serial_killers/notorious/mcveigh/misfortune_5.html. Retrieved April 10, 2010.