Nichols Convicted of Murder in Oklahoma Trial

Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols faces the death penalty. Credit: Corbis

Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols faces the death penalty after being found guilty on 161 counts of murder. Corbis hide caption

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Terry Nichols is convicted on 161 counts of murder in the state trial over his role in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. Nichols is already serving a life sentence in a federal prison. The jury that convicted him Tuesday will next be asked if he should be put to death. The penalty phase begins Wednesday. Hear NPR's Melissa Block and NPR's Wade Goodwyn.

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