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Murder charge filed in 3-decade-old Oklahoma fatal shooting

 


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...



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