OKC defender dies of brain tumor

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OKLAHOMA CITY -- Joe Brett Reynolds died of a brain tumor Tuesday evening.

Reynolds was a well-known Oklahoma City defense attorney.

He was only 44 years old.

Reynolds represented a number of notable defendants over the years.

Recently, Reynolds was in the news as part of the legal team that defended Oklahoma City pharmacist, Jerome Ersland.

Reynolds was diagnosed with a brain tumor several years ago.

He lost his battle Tuesday evening.

He leaves behind his wife, Sheli, and their three young children.