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Attorney aids in pharmacist's appeal
Oklahoma City attorney Doug Friesen has been in the news this year because he is helping former pharmacist Jerome Jay Ersland appeal a murder conviction.
Ersland, 60, is serving a life term for fatally shooting a wounded robber in 2009 inside the Reliable Discount Pharmacy in south Oklahoma City. A jury last year found Ersland guilty of first-degree murder.
Friesen is asking the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals to grant a new trial. Friesen claims Ersland's lead trial attorney was inept.
Nolan Clay, Staff Writer