Appeals Court Overturns Tulsa Man's Rape Sentence


Thursday, July 13th 2017, 5:57 pm
By: News On 6


A man convicted of rape will receive a different sentence.

Daniel Kelley was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2015 for raping a woman.

The victim died from unrelated health issues before Kelley's trial, but her statements were still used to convict him.

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But an appeals court overturned Kelley's sentence, and it will be up to a Tulsa County district court to re-sentence him.