Parole board delays changes to early-release policy
BY NOLAN CLAY NewsOK.com
Wednesday, December 05, 2012
12/05/12 at 6:03 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board on Tuesday put off for months making changes to a procedure that so upset a prosecutor that he launched a criminal investigation.
No inmate will be considered for early parole or commutation, if ineligible for parole, until a new procedure is in place, officials said.
The criminal investigation continues, Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater confirmed Tuesday.
At issue are times when the board voted on recommendations that an inmate be considered for possible early parole or sentence commutation.
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