Update: Bond denied for man accused of beheading woman in Moore

UPDATE 10/2/2014 11:20 A.M – Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn has filed paperwork Thursday to seek the death penalty against the man accused in the Oklahoma beheading case. Mashburn said Tuesday that he was waiting to make the final decision on the punishment he would seek until he talked to the victims’ family. D.A. […]

Woman killed in Moore workplace attack laid to rest

UPDATED 10/3/2014 MOORE, Okla. – Family, friends and co-workers have said goodbye to the woman killed in the Moore workplace attack. The funeral for Colleen Hufford, 54, took place Friday afternoon at Southgate Baptist Church in Moore, Okla. The Moore Police Department says  Hufford was beheaded by Alton Nolen, 30, at the Vaughan Foods distribution […]

District Attorney seeks death penalty against man accused in Oklahoma beheading case

MOORE, Okla. – Murder suspect Alton Nolen’s request to be represented by a Muslim attorney will not be granted. Nolen made the request during Wednesday’s video arraignment at the Cleveland County courthouse in Norman. He’s accused of beheading co-worker Colleen Hufford at Vaughan Foods one week ago.  He allegedly attacked Hufford from behind with a knife and […]

Group of Oklahoma lawmakers calls Vaughn Foods attack terrorism

MOORE, Okla. – Although the FBI has confirmed the Vaughn Foods attack is not linked to terrorism, a group of Oklahoma lawmakers disagree. Oklahoma’s own Counter Terrorism Caucus is calling Alton Nolen a lone wolf terrorist. They say there could be more like-minded, violent people right here in Oklahoma. Representative Lewis Moore says, “Of the […]

Family of Oklahoma beheading victim releases statement

MOORE, Okla. – The family of a woman, who was brutally attacked and beheaded at her job in Moore, is speaking out for the first time since the attack. Officials with the Moore Police Department say 54-year-old Colleen Hufford was beheaded by 30-year-old Alton Nolen at the Vaughan Foods distribution center on Sept. 25. Authorities […]

District Attorney: Race may have played a bigger role than religion in Oklahoma beheading case

UPDATE: The Cleveland County District Attorney released new information related to the case against 30-year-old Alton Nolen, who is being charged for allegedly beheading a co-worker and stabbing another. On Tuesday morning, District Attorney Greg Mashburn said the attacks began after Nolen was suspended from work and went home to get a knife before coming back to the […]

Video: Beheading suspect’s family apologizes to victims

[protected-iframe id=”ce4b5f753b43f285e757444359cd64ee-29519643-62065474″ info=”d.getElementsByTagName” width=”600″ height=”360″  ] MOORE, Okla. – Alton Nolen’s family is speaking out for the first time since he allegedly beheaded one Oklahoma woman and injured another. “I would like to make a statement on behalf of my son, Alton Nolen. My heart is just so heavy right now.” Nolen’s mother and sister posted […]

Muslim organization condemns Oklahoma beheading

MOORE, Okla. – A national Muslim organization says they condemn the Oklahoma beheading. Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA announced Wednesday that they condemn the brutal attack “in the strongest possible manner.” “We wholly reject this barbaric and inhumane act,” said Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA National Vice President Dr. Nasim Rehmatullah, “and we mourn with the victims.” […]

Family, friends remember woman killed at Moore food distribution center attack

OKLAHOMA CITY – It’s been almost two weeks since Colleen Hufford was killed at her workplace, Vaughan Foods. On Sept. 25, authorities say 54-year-old Colleen Hufford was murdered by 30-year-old Alton Nolen inside the Vaughan Foods distribution center. In addition to the attack at Vaughan Foods, the Hufford family survived the Moore tornado last year. On Oct. 8, Kelli […]

Deputy honored for life-saving actions during Vaughan Foods beheading

OKLAHOMA CITY – A deputy, who is credited with saving dozens of lives during a bizarre attack at a food distribution center earlier this year, was honored by the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office. On Tuesday, two deputies were honored for Valorous Service at the Windsor Hills Baptist Church Law and Order service. Reserve deputy Mark […]

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