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.

By Chris Casteel Published: July 6, 2012

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...

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