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Woman's conviction upheld in Oklahoma officer's slaying

 

September 3, 2021



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The second-degree murder conviction and 25-year prison sentence of a woman in connection with the fatal shooting of an Oklahoma police officer has been upheld by the state Court of Criminal Appeals.

Arguments by Brooklyn Williams, 27, of insufficient evidence, improper jury instructions and that her statements to police should have been suppressed were rejected Thursday by the court.

Williams' attorney did not immediately return a phone call Friday seeking comment.

Williams was driving a car carrying Byron James Shepard on March 26, 2017, when Tecumseh police Officer...



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