Man sentenced to life in shooting death of Oklahoma deputy
September 1, 2019
GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — A man convicted of fatally shooting an Oklahoma sheriff's deputy was sentenced to life in prison after the jury couldn't agree on whether he should be sentenced to death.
District Judge Phillip Corley sentenced Nathan LeForce on Thursday, ending the four-week trial. LeForce, who was convicted of first-degree murder, will not be eligible for parole.
LeForce, 47, was convicted of gunning down Logan County Sheriff's Deputy David Wade on April 18, 2017. Prosecutors sought the death penalty, arguing in a court filing that the shooting was "especially heinous, atrocious an...