Not mentioned in the story is the reason Oklahoma killed him: His gruesome murder of Stephanie Neiman, 19, on on June 3, 1999.
Indeed, the editorial did not even mention her name. In the view of the liberals who run the media, she is nothing. All that matters is an agenda that increasingly looks as if it is trying to spark a race war by siding with black criminals as the media repeatedly promotes false narratives of Hands Up!
Well, Stephanie Neiman matters. The men who kidnapped, beat, shot, raped, sodomized and buried her alive on June 3, 1999, can go to hell -- and take the New York Times with them.
From the Tulsa World:
Stephanie Neiman was proud of her shiny new Chevy truck with the Tasmanian Devil sticker on it and a matching "Tazz" license plate.
Her parents had taught the teenager to stand up for "what was her right and for what she believed in."
Neiman was dropping off a friend at a Perry residence on June 3, 1999, the same evening Clayton Lockett and two accomplices decided to pull a home invasion robbery there. Neiman fought Lockett when he tried to take the keys to her truck.
The men beat her and used duct tape to bind her hands and cover her mouth. Even after being kidnapped and driven to a dusty country road, Neiman didn't back down when Lockett asked if she planned to contact police.
The men had also beaten and kidnapped Neiman's friend along with Bobby Bornt, who lived in the residence, and Bornt's 9-month-old baby.
"Right is right and wrong is wrong. Maybe that's what Clayton was so scared of, because Stephanie did stand up for her rights," her parents later wrote to jurors in an impact statement. "She did not blink an eye at him. We raised her to work hard for what she got."
Steve and Susie Neiman asked jurors to give Lockett the death penalty for taking the life of their only child, who had graduated from Perry High School two weeks before her death.The "botched" execution of this crud took less time than his deliberate and slow rape and death of Stephanie Neiman. Here is the editorial. Bleah.