A group considered white supremacists by the Anti-Defamation League and Southern Poverty Law Center appear to have posted promotional materials around Tulsa on the second anniversary of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the third anniversary of the murder of Khalid Jabara in south Tulsa.
Majors, 63, likely died from complications involving diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to an autopsy report released Wednesday.
A man sentenced to life without parole in prison for fatally shooting his neighbor, Khalid Jabara, in a hate crime in 2016 has died in prison.
At the time of Khalid Jabara’s slaying, Majors was out on bond as he awaited trial on the hit-and-run that injured Jabara's mother, Haifa.
The judge follows a jury's recommendations in handing down a sentence for the 2016 fatal shooting of Khalid Jabara.
“At the end of the day, I thought Mr. Majors was just an incredibly unhappy man who just wanted to take it out on the world,” Randall Hardee said of the case.
Jurors deliberated for less than 2½ hours before finding the 63-year-old Majors guilty of first-degree murder.
Dr. Shawn Roberson said having a mental illness doesn’t automatically mean a person can’t understand the nature, consequences or wrongfulness of their actions.
He also determined Stanley Majors had alcohol and opiate use disorder in addition to schizophrenia, as well as an unspecified personality disorder that showed characteristics of antisocial, borderline, histrionic and narcissistic disorders.
Majors had a long criminal history that included threats, violence and, as it turned out, harassment of the Jabara family.
The jury in 63-year-old Stanley Vernon Majors’ murder trial heard 10 phone calls he had with his husband, Stephen Schmauss, while incarcerated at the Tulsa Jail. The state then rested its case Thursday afternoon. The defense announced that Majors will not testify.
Stanley Vernon Majors, 63, is accused in the fatal shooting of his 37-year-old south Tulsa neighbor Khalid Jabara in 2016. Majors' husband once told the Tulsa World that Jabara was his only friend.
The jury on Tuesday heard audio recordings of frantic 911 calls placed by Jabara’s parents around the time the shooting occurred. Family members became visibly tearful upon hearing their attempts to notify police Khalid Jabara was severely injured, while Majors appeared emotionless.
“This case isn’t just about a protective order and a neighbor dispute. It’s about hate and jealousy," a prosecutor said in opening statements. "(Stanley Majors) was jealous of Khalid (Jabara). He was young, and he was beautiful.”
Nine men and five women were selected Friday morning in the case of 63-year-old Stanley Vernon Majors, accused in the 2016 fatal shooting of Khalid Jabara.
Stanley Majors, 63, is accused of first-degree murder, malicious intimidation and harassment and threatening an act of violence related to the shooting on Aug. 12, 2016, that killed 37-year-old Khalid Jabara.
The case against 63-year-old Stanley Vernon Majors is expected to continue into February, with selection of the final 12 jurors plus two alternates projected by week’s end, District Judge Sharon Holmes announced Monday morning.
Attorneys for Stanley Vernon Majors, 63, are expected to present a mental health-based defense in hopes of an acquittal for his role in the Aug. 12, 2016, death of his neighbor, 37-year-old Khalid Jabara.
Defense attorneys for Stanley Vernon Majors, 62, filed for the gag order in Tulsa County District Court on Thursday, citing extensive coverage from local media about the slaying and the alleged harassment that led to it.
The homicide of 37-year-old Khalid Jabara made headlines around the globe because the suspect had reportedly harassed the Lebanese, Orthodox Christians as “dirty Arabs” and “Mooslems” for years.
In a Friday evening ceremony, the synagogue dedicated the Khalid Jabara Tikkum Olam Library on what would have been Jabara’s 38th birthday.
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District Judge Sharon Holmes received the case following a recusal from District Judge William LaFortune, who was previously set to preside over Stanley Majors' murder case and another case involving allegations of a 2015 assault and battery against Khalid Jabara's mother.
District Judge Sharon Holmes received the case Tuesday morning following a recusal from District Judge William LaFortune, who was previously set to preside over Stanley Majors' murder case and another case involving allegations of a 2015 assault and battery against Khalid Jabara's mother.
Judge William LaFortune recused himself from handling the trial of Stanley Vernon Majors, who waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Wednesday.