US Supreme Court upholds Oklahoma man's death sentence


January 30, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of an Oklahoma man convicted in the fatal shooting of his lover's estranged husband.

The court on Monday rejected without comment the appeal of James Pavatt, 67.

Pavatt and Brenda Andrew were convicted separately and each sentenced to death for the fatal shooting in November 2001 of advertising executive Rob Andrew in the garage of the home he had previously shared with Brenda Andrew after Rob Andrew had gone to the home to pick up their two children for the Thanksgiving weekend.

A three-judge federal appeals cour...

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