Lawmakers Request Case Review Of Death Row Inmate Richard Glossip In Letter To Stitt

June 21, 2021

A group of lawmakers are asking Gov. Kevin Stitt and the state pardon and parole board for an independent investigation into the 1997 murder that sent Richard Glossip to death row.

The letter signed by a bipartisan group of 34 lawmakers was sent after 16 of those lawmakers visited the state’s death row in McAlester.

“There is nothing to gain when you get involved in something like this,” Rep. Kevin McDugle, R-Broken Arrow said. “The only reason I’m here is because I do believe personally that we have an innocent man on death row.”

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