Death row inmate Benjamin Cole executed

Published: Oct. 20, 2022 at 4:51 PM CDT
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OKLAHOMA (KSWO) - An inmate at the Oklahoma state penitentiary in McAlester was executed Thursday.

Benjamin Cole was pronounced dead at 10:22 a.m. Thursday morning after lethal injection.

Cole was initially locked up in 2002 for the murder of his 9-month-old daughter, Brianna Cole.

He was the sixth Oklahoma inmate to be executed since Oklahoma resumed carrying out death sentences in October of 2021.