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News Release


Ronald C. Lott–December 10th at 6 p.m. Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester

Name: Ronald Lott

DOB: 09/22/1960

Sex: Male

Age at Date of Crime: 26

Victim(s): Anna Laura Fowler, 83
Zelma Cutler, 93

Date of Crime(s): 9/2/1986

Date of Sentence: 1/18/2002

Crime Location: Victim’s Home -1200 N.W. 31st Street, OKC – Anna Fowler,
Victim’s Home- 1142 N.W. 31st Street, OKC- Zelma Cutler

Judge: Virgil C. Black

Prosecuting: Robert Macy, Wes Lane, Greg Mashburn, Richard Wintory

Defending: Craig D. Corgan, Wayna Tyner, Perry W. Hudson, John Albert

Circumstances Surrounding Crime:

Lott was found guilty by a jury of his peers and sentenced to death for the first degree murders of Anna Laura Fowler, 83, and Zelma Cutler, 93, both of Oklahoma City. Fowler and Cutler both lived alone across the street from each other in Oklahoma City. Lott entered their homes and brutally beat, raped and murdered both elderly women. Along with the murders of Fowler and Cutler, Lott beat and raped two other victims within a three mile radius of the first victims’ homes. Lott’s DNA was found at all four crime scenes.

Statement from Attorney General Scott Pruitt:

“Ronald Lott was sentenced to death by a jury of his peers for the heinous and unconscionable acts he committed against Anna and Zelma in their homes,” Attorney General Scott Pruitt said. “My thoughts and prayers are with Anna Fowler’s and Zelma Cutler’s family and friends.”

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