Supporters Hope To Free Convicted OKC Murderer Jerome Ersland

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 8:21 am
By: News On 6

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma -- Hundreds of Oklahomans are expected to show up at a rally in Oklahoma City on Monday supporting convicted murderer Jerome Ersland.

The rally will be held at the Reliable Pharmacy in Oklahoma City, where Ersland shot and killed a 16-year-old robber.

Supporters will be gathering signatures on a petition to free Ersland from jail.

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They're hoping the petition will convince Oklahoma's Pardon and Parole Board as well as Governor Fallin to free him.

The rally is scheduled to last all day from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m.