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Oklahoma court upholds conviction in fatal New Year shooting

 

November 16, 2018



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the second-degree murder conviction of an Oklahoma City teenager in a fatal New Year's party shooting.

The court on Thursday rejected appeals by 22-year-old Kaylin Mixon, who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for the shooting death of 17-year-old Rashya Long in the early morning hours of Jan. 1, 2016.

Mixon had testified that he did not have or fire a gun the night of the party. On appeal, he argued that the trial court failed to individually poll jurors after his conviction and that autopsy photos of Long should not...



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