TULSA — Two fired supervisors from the Oklahoma medical examiner's office said Tuesday they did nothing wrong.
Both said they have hired attorney Jim Miller, of McAlester.
Investigator supervisor Brenda Kelley and administrative supervisor Ashley Hancock were fired July 12 for violations of an employee conduct policy and a discrimination and harassment policy, according to their termination letters.
The chief medical examiner, Dr. Eric Pfeifer, did not specify in the letters how the policies were violated. Both women said they still don't know what accusations were made against them. They said they never were given a chance to respond.
Both had recent promotions.
Kelley, 50, said, “I want my name cleared from these allegations. I don't particularly want my job back because I don't want to work for an agency that would do that to an individual. ... It's absurd. I am not even that kind of person. ... Whatever allegations have been made are false.”