Convictions, life sentences upheld in "Cathouse" slayings
July 24, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An appeals court on Thursday affirmed the murder convictions and life sentences of two men in the 2009 slayings of four people in Oklahoma City, including a woman who was featured on the HBO series "Cathouse."
The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals rejected appeals from Russell Lee Hogshooter, 43, and Denny Edward Phillips, 42, who were both sentenced to six life without parole terms. The men were convicted of six counts of murder in the deaths of the deaths of Brooke Phillips, 22; Milagros Barrera, 22; Jennifer Lynn Ermey, 25; and Casey Mark Barrientos, 32. The two a...