Ex-officer charged in murder case cites tribal membership
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A former police officer facing a fourth trial for the death of his daughter's black boyfriend can't be tried in Oklahoma because the shooting happened on American Indian territory, his attorneys argued in a new court filing.
7 October, 2017 Issue of race is again a focus in ex-cop's 4th murder trial TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Three hung juries in the case of a white former Oklahoma police officer charged with fatally shooting his daughter's black boyfriend had one thing in common besides unwillingness to convict: Each had only one African-American juror.
19 October, 2017 Jury convicts ex-Oklahoma police officer in 4th murder trial TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white former Oklahoma police officer was convicted of first-degree manslaughter late Wednesday in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter's black boyfriend after jurors in three previous trials couldn't decide whether to find him guilty of murder.
8 July, 2017 Prosecutor shocked by mistrial for cop who killed black man TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma prosecutor said Saturday that he was shocked when a judge declared a mistrial in the case of a white former Tulsa police officer who fatally shot his daughter's black boyfriend because jurors had deliberated for only a few hours.