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Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board Members Turn Themselves in
All five members of the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board have turned themselves into the Oklahoma County jail.
The board members are charged with misdemeanor violations of the Open Meeting Act. All five turned themselves in and left the jail around 11:45 a.m. Thursday after having mugshots taken and giving their fingerprints.
On Wednesday, District Attorney David Prater filed multiple charges against the members of the board.
Here are the mugshots of all five former members:
The board first came under investigation last summer. In a letter to
board members Prater said the board was violating the open meetings law
by considering inmates for early release without putting their names on
publicly posted agendas.
Read more about the charges right here.
Posted: Thursday, March 14 2013, 05:52 PM CDT
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Wife guilty in Nichols Hills fire chief slaying
May 22, 2013 00:24 GMT
EL RENO, Okla. (AP) -- A jury in El Reno has convicted Rebecca Bryan of the murder of her husband, Nichols Hills Fire Chief Keith Bryan, and recommended a sentence of life in prison without parole.
Jurors reached the Tuesday verdict after about four hours of deliberation.
The 54-year-old Bryan claimed an intruder had shot her husband, though police found her Ruger pistol in a clothes dryer in their home after the shooting.
The gun was matched to the bullet used to shoot Keith Bryan in 2011 at the couple's Mustang home. Police also found a spent shell casing and a left-handed rubber glove wrapped in a bullet-riddled blanket.
The Oklahoman reports (http://is.gd/mvC6Mi ) Bryan didn't display her emotions when the verdict was read. Her lawyer gave her a hug and told her he was sorry.
Information from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com
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