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Jury finds man not guilty of 2017 murder in Bixby

Posted at 8:51 PM, Jun 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-07 21:51:16-04

Tulsa District Attorney's office said a man was found not guilty in the shooting death of 37-year-old Kevin Phelps back in 2017.

A jury found Earnest Liggins not guilty of murder one and manslaughter one, officials said.

Officials said Liggins was found guilty of possession of a firearm without a license.

Liggins received a 30-day sentence, plus a fine, with credit for time served, officials said.

Officials said Liggins had already served 30 days and was set free.

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