KINGMAN, Ariz. — A Kingman-area man will spend the rest of his life in
prison after being sentenced in the shotgun killing of a man whom the defendant
mistakenly thought had molested his young daughter.
George Allen Loader was convicted of killing 51-year-old John Oppenheim and
then sawing up and burning the victim’s body to dispose of it in the desert.
The Kingman Daily Miner reported that a judge on Thursday
refused to sentence Loader so he’d have a chance at release after 25 years in
According to Judge Steven Conn of Mohave County Superior Court, “this wasn’t
just a murder.”