Attorney: Jurors didn't believe agent meant to kill client
March 15, 2018
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — The defense attorney for an Oklahoma bail agent acquitted of first-degree murder says jurors didn't believe she meant to fatally shoot her client.
A Payne County jury found 42-year-old Chasity Dawn Carey not guilty Friday in the Aug. 9 slaying of 38-year-old Brandon James Williams. Carey claimed self-defense even though Williams was shot in the back as he was climbing out a window.
Carey's defense attorney, Emilie Kirkpatrick, told the Oklahoman jurors said after the trial they didn't believe prosecutors proved there was a deliberate intent to kill Williams.
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