Trial to begin over Tulsa high-rise death

Oklahoman Published: March 11, 2013
Advertisement
;

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Jury selection is set to begin Monday in the trial of a Tulsa woman accused of pushing her husband to his death from their high-rise apartment.

Amber Hilberling is charged with second-degree murder in the 2011 death of Joshua Hilberling, who died after falling from the 25th floor window to the roof of a parking garage 17 floors below.

Prosecutors allege Amber Hilberling pushed her husband; she says the apartment had dangerously thin windows and her husband fell accidentally.

Amber Hilberling rejected a plea deal offered by prosecutors last week, opting to go on trial instead. She faces 10 years to life in prison if convicted of second-degree murder.

NewsOK.com has disabled the comments for this article.

Trending Now


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    OU football: New Washington Redskins punter Tress Way had same mascot at Tulsa Union
  2. 2
    Big Labor: Eat only 'union-made' for Labor Day BBQ
  3. 3
    Former RedHawks interim manager Tom Lawless to manage Houston Astros after Bo Porter fired
  4. 4
    Tulsa WR Keevan Lucas named Amercian Football Conference Offensive Player of the Week
  5. 5
    Rick Perry takes back tweet
+ show more