Oklahoma appeals court upholds separate murder convictions
January 1, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Thursday upheld the separate murder convictions and life-without-parole sentences of two men.
The court rejected appeals by Tracy Gene Price, 44, of Tulsa and Bobby Lee Rogers, 40, of Moore. Attorneys for the two men did not immediately return phone calls for comment.
Price was convicted in the 2017 death of Anthony Pietrazak, 18, in Tulsa, and Rogers was convicted of the 2016 slaying of Jillian Riddle, 31, at the home they shared in Moore.
Prosecutors said Pietrazak was strangled with his hands tied his back, his ankles tie...