Terry Nichols

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Terry Nichols
Born Terry Lynn Nichols
April 1, 1955 (1955-04-01) (age 62)
Lapeer, Michigan, U.S.
Alias(es) Ted Parker, Joe Rivers, Shawn Rivers, Joe Havens, Terry Havens, Mike Havens, Joe Kyle, Daryl Bridges[1]
Motive Anti federal government
Conviction(s) Federal court:
Conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction
involuntary manslaughter of 8 law enforcement officers[2]
State court: Guilty on 161 counts of first degree murder, first degree arson and conspiracy.[3]
Penalty Life imprisonment with no possibility of parole[3]
Status Incarcerated at ADX Florence supermax prison
Occupation Various short term and temporary jobs including farmer, real estate salesman, carpenter, ranch hand. Ten months of service in the Army.
Spouse Lana Walsh (divorced)
Marife Torres (divorced)
Children Three[4]

Terry Lynn Nichols (born April 1, 1955) is a U.S. Army veteran who was convicted of being an accomplice of Timothy McVeigh, the man convicted of murder in the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, April 19, 1995), which killed 168 people.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Amended Information, The State of Oklahoma vs. Terry Lynn Nichols" (PDF). Find Law. March 1, 2001. Retrieved April 12, 2010. 
  2. Time Daily (December 23, 1997). "Charges Against Terry Nichols". Time. http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,10108,00.html. Retrieved April 13, 2010.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Terry Nichols gets life without parole: State murder counts tacked on to earlier life sentence". Associated Press. MSNBC. August 9, 2004. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5650369/. Retrieved April 10, 2010.
  4. "Key Players: The Accused: Terry Nichols". News Archives (Fox News). June 11, 2001. Archived from the original on 9 March 2008. https://web.archive.org/web/20080309022747/http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,26782,00.html. Retrieved April 10, 2010.