Oklahoma Thrill Kill
Christopher Lane, 22, of Melbourne, was randomly targeted, shot and killed by three teenagers as he jogged — all because they wanted to avoid the boredom of an Oklahoma summer day.

Related Articles from NewsOK and The Oklahoman

  • Hearing delayed in Duncan baseball player slaying

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    DUNCAN — A preliminary hearing has been postponed for a southern Oklahoma man charged with helping two people hide the gun used to shoot a baseball player from Australia. A local newspaper reports that a hearing set for Wednesday for 22-year-old Oddesse Barnes has been moved to Nov. 18....

  • Murder trial for Michael Dewayne Jones, 18, of Duncan, reset to April.

    BY NOLAN CLAY, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    The murder trial of Michael Dewayne Jones, who is accused of driving the car when an Australian man was fatally shot, has been delayed until April.

  • Teen charged in Australian’s death due in court

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Tue, Jun 17, 2014

    DUNCAN — A teenager charged in the shooting death of an Oklahoma college baseball player from Australia is due in court. Sixteen-year-old James Francis Edwards Jr. is due in court Tuesday in Duncan. He’s charged with first-degree murder and accessory after the fact in the death of 22-year-old...

  • Hearing delayed for teen charged in Duncan death

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Updated: Tue, May 13, 2014

    DUNCAN — A hearing has been delayed for an Oklahoma teenager charged in the fatal shooting of an Australian baseball player.

  • Fourth Duncan resident charged in Australian's fatal shooting

    By Nolan Clay, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    Oddesse John David Barnes faces charge as accessory to first-degree murder after the fact.

  • Trial set in fatal shooting of Australian baseball player in Oklahoma

    By Nolan Clay, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Mar 20, 2014

    Two are charged with first-degree murder in fatal shooting of Australian baseball player who was jogging in Duncan, Oklahoma.

  • Oklahoma teens plead not guilty in Australian's death

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Updated: Thu, Mar 20, 2014

    DUNCAN — Two Oklahoma teenagers charged in the shooting death of an Australian baseball player in Oklahoma have pleaded not guilty and waived their right to a speedy trial.

  • Teens charged in death of Australian due in court

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Wed, Mar 12, 2014

    DUNCAN — Two Oklahoma teenagers charged in the shooting death of an Australian baseball player in Oklahoma are due in court. Eighteen-year-old Michael Dewayne Jones and 16-year-old Chancey Allen Luna are charged with first-degree murder in the death of Chris Lane and are due in court Wednesday...

  • Two charged in jogger's fatal shooting in Duncan thought gun had blanks, witness testifies

    BY NOLAN CLAY nclay@opubco.com | Updated: Tue, Feb 4, 2014

    The youngest of three defendants charged in fatal shooting of Australian baseball player Christopher Lane in Duncan testified against the other two after making a deal with prosecutors.

  • 2013 in review: What you were looking at on NewsOK

    Richard Hall | Updated: Thu, Dec 26, 2013

    With 2014 just days away, I thought it’d be a good idea to share with you what you found most interesting and worthy of your time on NewsOK this past year. We’re talking articles, videos and photos, and even social media posts.

  • Preliminary hearing is delayed in Duncan slaying of Australian

    BY NOLAN CLAY nclay@opubco.com | Published: Tue, Nov 19, 2013

    The preliminary hearing for the three teenagers accused of killing an Australian baseball player is being postponed to February

  • Charge against Duncan thrill-kill defendant upgraded to first-degree murder

    BY NOLAN CLAY nclay@opubco.com | Updated: Wed, Nov 6, 2013

    The upgraded charge against Michael D. Jones means all three defendants face first-degree murder charges in the Aug. 16 shooting death of Australian Christopher Lane in Duncan.



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