Ex-officer charged in murder case cites tribal membership

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white former Oklahoma police officer facing a fourth trial in the fatal shooting of his daughter’s black boyfriend says state prosecutors don’t have standing to try him because he’s a member of an American Indian tribe. Citing his membership in the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, ex-Tulsa Officer Shannon Kepler asked a […]...
12 Published By - The Seattle Times - 2017.08.12. 17:53
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