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Donald Lee GILSON




In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 1996 file photo, Bertha Jean Coffman, left, and her boyfriend, Donald Lee Gilson, right, leave the Cleveland County courthouse in Norman, Okla., after their arraignment for murder and other charges resulting from the death her son, Shane Alan Coffman. Gilson is set to receive a lethal injection at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester
for the murder.
(AP Photo/J. Pat Carter, File)



Donald Gilson walks into court during the trial where he was convicted
of killing 8-year-old Shane Coffman.



Donald Lee Gilson mugshot.



Donald Lee Gilson



Donald Lee Gilson



Donald Lee Gilson



Cleveland County detective Jo Ann Sellars says she'll never forget covering the case
and seeing in what condition the children were living.



Shane's mother, Bertha Jean Coffman, pleaded guilty to killing her son.



The body of 8 year old Shane Coffman was found in an abandoned freezer outside the
mobile home of his mother, Bertha Jean Coffman, and her boyfriend, Donald L. Gilson.



The victim


Shane Coffman died in August 1995, according to the Medical Examiner.



An autopsy showed two fractures to the boy's skull, a tooth missing from his right jaw,
and fractures to his collarbone, shoulder blades, ribs, legs and spine.



Shane Coffman, 8.



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