Divided Oklahoma court upholds conviction in infant's death
December 7, 2018
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A divided Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the conviction and life without parole sentence of a man for the death of his girlfriend's 4-month-old daughter.
The court in a 3-2 ruling on Thursday rejected the appeal of 25-year-old Brandon Nordstedt.
Nordstedt was convicted in the July 2015 death of the girl identified only as E.O. Investigators say the child had head injuries and died of blunt force trauma.
Nordstedt argued that his attorney failed to present expert testimony to contradict testimony of prosecution witnesses about the girl's injuries and cau...