An Oklahoma prosecutor has filed court documents saying he will seek the death penalty for a Texas man in the stomping death of an acquaintance.
Court records show Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn filed a bill of particulars Aug. 1 against 29-year-old Joseph Alliniece of Missouri City, Texas.
Alliniece is charged with first-degree murder in the April death of 27-year-old Brittany Young at Young's apartment in Norman.
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In court documents, Alliniece says he has no recollection of what happened the day Young died.
Mashburn's filing says the crime "was especially heinous, atrocious or cruel," that Alliniece has a prior felony conviction for violence, is a continuing threat to society and that he knowingly created a great risk of death to more than one person.