Madden charged with killing gay man in OKC in possible gang initiation

By: Associated Press & KXII Staff
By: Associated Press & KXII Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY – An alleged white supremacist has been charged with murdering a gay man in what officials say may have been part of a gang initiation.

Darrell Lynn Madden was charged on Wednesday with the October slaying of Steven Domer, 62. Madden also is charged with murder in the death of his friend, Bradley Qualls.

Authorities allege Madden, 37, and Qualls, 26, were connected to the white supremacist group United Aryan Brotherhood. According to an affidavit filed with the latest charge, Domer's death apparently was meant to be the violent act that earned a place in the gang for Qualls.

Domer, who friends said was gay, was last seen Oct. 26 near a car wash, according to court papers. A witness said Domer had been talking to two men who matched the description of Madden and Qualls.

Domer's car was found the next day near Madden's home, according to an affidavit from Oklahoma City police Detective Kenneth Whitebird. Madden's roommate told police he heard Madden and another man describing an encounter with someone who “wouldn't even fight back,” while a woman Madden had dated said she overheard him and Qualls talk about killing a man.

Madden will not face a hate crime charge because sexual orientation is not covered under Oklahoma law, prosecutors said.

Qualls died about 10 days after Domer's disappearance. Police have said the motive appears to be a disagreement.

District attorney offices in Carter and Oklahoma counties, where Madden is charged with murder, said there is no attorney of record for Madden yet.


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  • by Anonymous on Dec 13, 2007 at 06:23 PM
    HE is a hottie]
  • by cindy Location: sherman on Dec 1, 2007 at 08:49 AM
    Man he is HOT :)
  • by TX Location: Texoma on Nov 30, 2007 at 01:34 PM
    He is SATAN and anybody that he was in with is just as bad. I hope they make an example out of this trash. Thank god Im not a police officer or a prison guard
  • by Anonymous on Nov 30, 2007 at 10:39 AM
    SATAN
  • by TX Location: Texoma on Nov 30, 2007 at 06:40 AM
    Dear KK, Im so sorry for your loss. Its a sad day when scum of the earth like this "human?" is still alive and your friend is gone.God Bless you and Brad
  • by Anonymous on Nov 30, 2007 at 06:18 AM
    This is the same waste of genetic material who threw hot soup & urine at a cop guarding him because he didn't like his feet shackled to the hospital bed. This guy's a real loser, as are the inbreds who follow that white supremacy crap. And for the record, I'm a white Anglo Saxon protestant with conservative leanings, just in case you semi-illiterate criminals read this.
  • by KK Location: Ardmore on Nov 29, 2007 at 09:53 PM
    Looking at this face makes me want to VOMIT! I knew Brad Qualls very very well! My boyfriend was his best friend.Brad was such a person of his own kind. He didnt always make the right choices,nor made the best of friends, but he had a heart that could fill 10 states. Seeing Brad at my house almost every day of the week makes me realize how people are so cruel. No matter what choices Brad made nor the friends he choose, he did not deserve to die. My thoughts are with his entire family. I hope Madden rots in hell. RIP: BRADLEY GLENN QUALLS!!! B-RAD will always be thinking of you.
  • by me Location: Sherman on Nov 29, 2007 at 07:36 PM
    Darrell Lynn Madden looks queer as folk. He was "cruisin" for a gay man (to kill)...so he just how to act and what to do. Do you think for one minute that his United Aryan Brother's will stand up for him? That's a scary bunch of "throwed off" people.
  • by TX Location: Texoma on Nov 29, 2007 at 02:34 PM
    White trash..nothing but white trash.
  • by TX Location: Texoma on Nov 29, 2007 at 02:31 PM
    Good lord look at that freak. I hope he rots in prison.
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