Still smells more like Islamic fanaticism than it does ‘work place’ violence.
An Oklahoma man accused of barbarically beheading a co-worker before attempting to kill another has been released from a hospital and transferred to jail where he’s being held without bail.
Alton Nolen, the 30-year-old Islamic convert charged with first-degree murder, is accused of maniacally decapitating 54-year-old grandmother Colleen Hufford, then attacking another employee at Vaughan Foods in Moore on Thursday.
He was released from a local hospital Wednesday after being treated for a bullet wound — inflicted by a gun-packing plant manager — and booked into the county jail around midday.
In his first court appearance, Nolen requested a Muslim to be named as his court-appointed lawyer.
Nolen’s transfer came as Hufford’s grieving relatives made their first public comments on the attack, saying in a statement that her violent death was difficult to comprehend but that they’re thankful for the support from friends and family.
Read more: NY Daily News
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