Michael Lee Wilson was executed by the state of Oklahoma on January 9, 2014. Michael was pronounced dead at 6:06 pm CST, inside the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Oklahoma. Michael was 38-years of age. He was executed for the brutal beating death of 30-year-old Richard Kevin Yost on January 4, 1998. Michael had worked with Richard at a QuikTrip convenience store in Tulsa, Oklahoma prior to the robbery and murder. Two of Michael’s accomplices were also sentenced to death and have been executed. One accomplice was a juvenile at the time of the crime. He was sentenced to life in prison.
Michael regularly attend church growing up and had a loving mother. His father was absent for most of his childhood, and Michael became involved with a gang at a young age.
Please pray for peace and healing for the family of Richard Yost. Please pray for peace for the family of Michael Wilson.