State Death Row Inmate Marries Oklahoma City Woman


Saturday, April 15th 2017, 11:43 am
By: News On 6


A 30-year-old Oklahoma City man sitting on death row at the Oklahoma Penitentiary in McAlester is now married.  

Pittsburg County court records show Gilbert Ray Postelle married 41-year-old Veronica Gale Ward of Oklahoma City on March 16, 2017.

Gilbert and his 33-year-old brother David were charged in the murders of four people in a southeast Oklahoma City mobile home in 2005.  Both were convicted in 2008.  Gilbert was given the death sentence and David was sentenced to life without parole.

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Court records show Gilbert Postelle and Veronica Ward applied for a marriage license on March 8th, 2017 through a video conference in which Postelle communicated from prison with the court clerk.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.