FBI mugshot of McVeigh
|Born||April 23, 1968|
Lockport, New York, U.S.
|Died||June 11, 2001 (aged 33)|
USP Terre Haute
Terre Haute, Indiana, U.S.
|Cause of death||Execution by lethal injection|
|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|
|Occupation||U.S. Army soldier, security guard|
|Parents||William McVeigh |
Mildred Noreen Hill
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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- Russakoff, Dale (July 2, 1995). "An Ordinary Boy's Extraordinary Rage". The Washington Post. p. A01. Retrieved April 12, 2010. Unknown parameter
- Ottley, Ted. "Soldiers of Misfortune". Timothy McVeigh & Terry Nichols: Oklahoma Bombing. TruTv. Retrieved April 10, 2010.