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The Latest: Judge rules ex-cop will face 4th murder trial


October 1, 2017

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a former police officer accused of murder (all times local):

12:05 p.m.

An Oklahoma judge has ruled a white former police officer will face a fourth murder trial in the 2014 killing of his daughter's black boyfriend.

A hearing Monday focused on former Tulsa officer Shannon Kepler's requests to dismiss the case.

Defense attorneys argued to have the case dismissed on several grounds in the months since Kepler's third mistrial was declared.

One motion says Kepler is a member of an American Indian tribe and can't be tried by state prosecutors. An...

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