Moore beheading suspect removed from courtroom after disturbance
Alton Alexander Nolen, a defendant in a 2014 beheading case, was removed from a Cleveland County courtroom Monday morning after a disturbance.
Nolen was in court Monday for a competency trial. A judge ordered the courtroom cleared after Nolen began struggling with deputies, who eventually subdued him.
Alton Nolen, defendant in beheading case, causes disturbance at competency trial in Cleveland County Courthouse. Deputies subdue him.— Nolan Clay (@nolan50ok) April 3, 2017
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Judge cleared courtroom after Alton Nolen gets in struggle with deputies during competency trial in Moore food plant beheading case..— Nolan Clay (@nolan50ok) April 3, 2017
Nolen is accused of going on a rampage at Vaughan Foods in Moore on Sept. 25, 2014, beheading one co-worker with a kitchen knife and attempting to behead another. He is charged with one count of first-degree murder, one count of assault and battery with a deadly weapon, and four counts of assault with a dangerous weapon.
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