Mother of Oklahoma Beheading Suspect Releases Video: There Are Two Sides to Every Story

Posted: Sep 29, 2014 7:40 AM

The mother of Oklahoma beheading and stabbing suspect Jah’Keem Yisrael, also known as Alton Nolen, has released a video defending her son. In the video, she says she understands what her son is being "accused" of but hopes that justice and the truth will prevail. She apologized to the families of the victims while repeatedly saying, "That's not my son." 

"There's two sides to every story and we're only hearing one," she said. "I’m praying that justice will prevail, the whole story will come out. The whole story."

Yisrael's sister also made a statement in the video, saying her brother has never been a violent person, that her family in shock and asked that people keep them in their prayers.

Yisrael will be charged with murder and police have said his actions were premeditated.

Meanwhile, police have arrested a second Islamic man who was threatened co-workers with beheadings. More from the Washington Times

A fired Oklahoma City nursing home employee was arrested Friday for allegedly threatening to behead a co-worker — less than 20 miles from where Alton Alexander Nolen is accused of beheading a co-worker the day before.

Jacob Mugambi Muriithi, 30, is being held in the Oklahoma County jail on a terrorism complaint. His bail is set at $1 million, The Oklahoman reported. 

H/T Gateway Pundit