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Timothy Shaun Stemple Executed For Murdering Wife Over Insurance Money

First Posted: 03/15/2012 8:09 pm Updated: 03/16/2012 9:45 am

Timothy Stemple Execution
Timothy Shaun Stemple was executed on Thursday for the murder of his wife, who prosecutors say was killed over a million-dollar insurance policy.


OKLAHOMA CITY, March 15 (Reuters) - An Oklahoma man was executed on Thursday by lethal injection for murdering his wife, who prosecutors say was beaten with a baseball bat and repeatedly run over with a pickup truck, to collect nearly $1 million in insurance benefits.

Timothy Shaun Stemple died at 6:11 p.m. local time, prison spokesman Jerry Massie said. (Reporting by Steve Olafson; Editing By Cynthia Johnston)

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