Different Judge To Handle Graham Sentencing


Monday, May 18th 2009, 9:56 pm
By: News On 6


News On 6

TULSA, OK -- A Tulsa County judge says he'll allow another judge to handle the formal sentencing of a woman convicted in the hit and run deaths of five people.

Kimberly Graham claims District Judge Tom Gillert showed bias against and contempt for the defense during Graham's March trial.  

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Judge Gillert says that's not true.

Jurors found Graham guilty of six charges related to the 2007 hit and run that left five people dead.  The panel recommended she serve a total of 27 years in prison.