Murder charge filed in 3-decade-old Oklahoma fatal shooting
July 27, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A first-degree murder charge has been filed in Oklahoma against a Colorado state prison inmate in connection with a three-decade old fatal shooting in southeast Oklahoma.
Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said in a news release Tuesday that 65-year-old Ernest Lewis is now charged in the 1984 shooting death of Johnny Smith at K.C.S. Lumber Company in Idabel.
No attorney is listed for Lewis and a Colorado prison spokesman did not immediately return a request for comment.
Hunter spokesman Alex Gerszewski said DNA testing recently linked blood found on Lewis' boot to...