Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt asks for execution date for crime spree killer

Pruitt’s request comes after U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear final appeal from Steven Ray Thacker, whose crime spree in late 1999 and early 2000 left three dead

BY CHRIS CASTEEL Published: January 8, 2013
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WASHINGTON — Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt on Monday sought an execution date for death row inmate Steven Ray Thacker, whose crime spree in late 1999 and early 2000 included slayings in Oklahoma, Missouri and Tennessee.

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