Oklahoma pharmacist convicted of murder moved to different prison

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – An Oklahoma pharmacist who was convicted of murder has now been moved to a different prison, according to online records. Jerome Ersland is serving a life sentence after he was convicted of first-degree murder for the 2009 shooting death of 16-year-old Antwun Parker. Parker died during a botched robbery that took less […]

Ersland gets new attorney for pharmacy shooting case

OKLAHOMA CITY — Pharmacist Jerome Ersland appealed his murder conviction last month but now he has fired his attorney, Irven Box, and hired a new attorney that is willing to represent him at no charge. Ersland was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of killing a would-be robber in 2009. Prosecutors said Ersland […]

Appeals court upholds Ersland’s murder conviction, life sentence

OKLAHOMA CITY – An appeals court denied Oklahoma City pharmacist Jerome Ersland’s appeal and upheld his first-degree murder conviction and the life in prison sentence Thursday. Ersland always claimed he acted in self-defense when he shot a teen who was attempting to rob his pharmacy in 2009. Prosecutors said Ersland went too far when he […]

Pharmacist appeals murder sentence in shooting

OKLAHOMA CITY — There are new allegations of bias against an Oklahoma County judge made in a criminal appeal for metro pharmacist Jerome Ersland. Last year, Ersland was given life in prison for killing a teenage robbery su…

OKC defender dies of brain tumor

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 […]

Pharmacist convicted of murder files appeal

OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma pharmacist convicted of murder officially appeals his verdict. Monday attorneys representing Jerome Ersland asked the court of criminal appeals to overturn Ersland’s life sentence. The appeal claims Ersland got ineffective counsel during his trial in May 2011 Ersland’s supporters now question the defense strategy not to call any expert witnesses […]

Ersland gets new legal team

OKLAHOMA CITY — Filled with passion, Doug Friesen said he is ready to vigorously defend his new client, Jerome Ersland. The pharmacist was convicted of murdering a suspected teen robber who invaded his pharmacy back in May of 2009. With the appeal, Friesen plans to list about 20 areas where he believes the previous legal […]

Teen accused of infamous pharmacy robbery back in jail

OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma City teen convicted of murder after a botched robbery is back behind bars Wednesday. The shooting resulted in a life sentence for pharmacist Jerome Ersland. One of the robbers, Jevontai Ingram, pleaded guilty to the crime only to be released earlier this year. Ingram has had two incidents in recent […]

Ersland case goes to court of appeals

OKLAHOMA CITY—There are new developments in the Jerome Ersland case as his new attorney has filed a motion for another briefing. That briefing would start the case over and try to include issues he believes were brought out the first time around. He claims Ersland’s former attorney was emotionally attached to the case and that […]

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