Panel backs parole for former Tulsa police officer

A former Tulsa police officer who is serving a life sentence for a 1982 crossbow murder has been recommended for parole by the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board.

BY CARY ASPINWALL, Tulsa World Modified: February 22, 2013 at 1:43 pm •  Published: February 22, 2013
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A former Tulsa police officer who is serving a life sentence for a 1982 crossbow murder has been recommended for parole by the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board.

Jimmie Dean Stohler, 59, was recommended for parole if he completes a victim-impact panel, 180 days of community level/work release sentencing and psychological counseling, interim director/general counsel Tracy George said.

Because Stohler was convicted of murder, he will not be granted parole unless Gov. Mary Fallin approves it.

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