Guilty verdict for man who planned deadly pharmacy robbery

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OKLAHOMA CITY -- A man accused of planning the infamous and deadly robbery of Reliable Pharmacy in 2009 has been found guilty of murder for the second time.

Emanuel Mitchell is accused of driving the getaway car during the deadly stickup nearly 6 years ago.

Back in 2009, two teens stormed into the Reliable Pharmacy in southwest Oklahoma City.

Pharmacist Jerome Ersland shot and killed one of the robbers Antwun Parker during the crime.

Ersland was later convicted of murder for the killing.

In 2011, a jury also convicted Mitchell and another defendant, Anthony Morrison, of felony murder because Parker died during the crime.

Following that verdict, Mitchell attacked district attorney David Prater in the courtroom.

Mitchell's guilty verdict eventually got overturned by an appeals court. Mitchell served as his own attorney during the re-trial.

The second teen convicted of taking part in the robbery, Jevontai Ingram, testified against Mitchell during trial.

Ingram told the jury Mitchell and Morrison sent him and Parker into the pharmacy to steal drugs and money.

After the verdict, Mitchell had plenty to say.

"I don't think I got a fair trial, but we will go to the next phase of appeals," said Mitchell. "Of course I'm disappointed, but I'm not gonna stop the fight."

"He's proven to be a violent person in court in prison and on the streets. This is why we build prisons... for people like Emanuel Mitchell," said district attorney David Prater.

Mitchell wore special devices on his legs that would shock him if he turned violent.

The jury recommended he serve a life sentence without parole.

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