Republican lawmaker seeks review of death row conviction

May 17, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican lawmaker in Oklahoma who supports the death penalty said Monday he and several of his GOP colleagues are seeking an independent investigation into the conviction of death row inmate Richard Glossip.

In a letter state Rep. Kevin McDugle has drafted to Gov. Kevin Stitt and the head of the state’s Pardon and Parole Board, McDugle said he believes new evidence suggests the now 58-year-old Glossip may be innocent.

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