OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Wednesday rejected clemency for a man facing execution this week for the 1997 hammer killing of a Choctaw man, despite a recommendation from the state’s Pardon and Parole Board that his life be spared.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Board of Pardon and Parole on Wednesday voted to recommend clemency for a death row inmate who has admitted to beating to death a friend and co-worker who refused to loan him $50 to buy cocaine.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A state appeals court has upheld the death sentence of a man convicted of first-degree murder for the beating death of a 73-year-old Choctaw man.
The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals Friday upheld the death sentence of 39-year-old James Allen Coddington of Choctaw.