Judge overturns jurisdiction ruling in Oklahoma murder case
June 11, 2017
PRYOR, Okla. (AP) — Two brothers accused of being involved in the fatal 2015 shooting of a northwestern Oklahoma man still face felony murder charges after a judge overturned a ruling on jurisdiction.
Jeremy and Tyler Reece are accused of kidnapping and shooting 46-year-old Rick Holt. Investigators have said Holt's body was found burned and with multiple gunshot wounds in a shallow grave on tribal land near Hominy.
Osage County Judge Stuart Tate has twice ruled to dismiss the case on jurisdictional grounds, arguing that only the U.S. Attorney's Office and the tribal court could handle it...