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Timothy McVeigh Put to Death for Oklahoma City Bombings

Timothy McVeigh, the cold-hearted mass murderer of 168 people, was put to death Monday in the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Ind.McVeigh, 33, remained silent and non-repentant as he was executed by the government he despised.He was killed by lethal injection for the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah federal building in Oklahoma City. Nineteen children were among his victims. Hundreds of others were injured in the worst terrorist act ever on American soil.A source close to McVeigh told Fox News that the Oklahoma City bomber was given his last rites — the Catholic sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick — by a prison chaplain at about 6:00 a.m. EST, just two hours before he was put to death.Two hundred and thirty-two survivors and relatives of McVeigh's victims watched the execution on closed-circuit television in Oklahoma City. It was the first federal execution since 1963.President Bush, in a statement at the White House, said McVeigh had been given "not vengeance, but justice,...

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