Michael Selsor, Oklahoma
The state of Oklahoma executed Michael Bascum Selsor on May 1, 2012. Michael was pronounced dead at 6:06 pm local time, inside the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Oklahoma. Michael was 57 years of age. He was convicted and executed for the murder of 55-year-old Clayton Chandler on September 15, 1975, during a convenience store robbery in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The robbery took place at the end of a nearly two-week crime spree that left at least three others injured. Michael spent the last 36 years of his life on Oklahoma’s death row.
Michael was sentenced to various prison terms for a variety of crimes committed during his two-week crime spree. His accomplice, Richard Eugene Dodson was also given various prison terms, which amounted to life in prison.
Please pray for peace and healing for the family of Clayton Chandler and all those injured by Michael’s actions. Please pray for the family of Michael Selsor. Michael expressed his faith in the Lord before his execution.
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