The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled that Griffin died July 23, 2010, from multiple sharp-force trauma, while Christian died from multiple stab wounds. The medical examiner’s report says Chasity died from smoke inhalation and burns in the fire, as she had been thrown into a closet and a chair was used to block the door.
Bosse did not testify in his own defense.
Oklahoma has put four men to death so far in 2012 according to the Death Penalty Information Center.
Gary Welch, 49, was executed on Jan. 1, 17 years after his sentencing.
Timothy Stemple, 46, was executed March 15, 14 years after being sentenced.
Michael Selsor, 57, was executed May 1, 36 years after being sentenced.
Michael Hooper, 40, was executed Aug. 14, 17 years after being sentenced.
All were white males.
Oklahoma requires a first-degree murder conviction in conjunction with statutorily-defined aggravating circumstances in order for a crime to be punishable by death.
Transcript Staff Writer Joy Hampton and the Associated Press contributed to this article.