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Gov. Mary Fallin denies parole in crossbow killing case

By CARY ASPINWALL - Tulsa World Modified: April 25, 2013 at 7:59 am •  Published: April 25, 2013

The man serving a life sentence for Tulsa's notorious crossbow killing case will remain in prison, Gov. Mary Fallin announced Wednesday.

Fallin declined to approve parole for Jimmie Dean Stohler, as recommended in February by the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board.

"After reviewing the facts of this case and testimony from all sides of the issue, Governor Fallin determined that Mr. Stohler should not receive an early parole," said Alex Weintz, the governor's spokesman.

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