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Tulsa man won't be charged with homicide in roommate's death

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Double jeopardy will keep an Oklahoma inmate from being charged with murder in the death of his quadriplegic roommate.

Marvin Lee Perry is serving a 10-year prison term for assaulting Phillip Martley Jr. Martley died three months later from gunshot-related complications. But Perry's assault conviction precludes him from being prosecuted for homicide.

Double jeopardy prevents individuals from being prosecuted or punished twice for the same offense.
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