Military court upholds conviction against Oklahoma soldier
The nation’s highest military court upheld the conviction of 1st Lt. Michael Behenna, of Oklahoma, who had appealed for new trial.
WASHINGTON — The nation’s highest military court on Thursday narrowly upheld 1st Lt. Michael Behenna’s conviction of unpremeditated murder in a combat zone, rejecting the Edmond soldier’s claims that he had been denied a fair trial.
The 3-2 decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces marked the second time in the past year that a military appeals court has upheld Behenna’s conviction for killing an...
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