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Robert Bates' attorney appeals conviction after sentenced to 4 years for second degree manslaughter

Posted at 5:02 PM, Jun 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-08 18:02:18-04

TULSA (AP) - A former Oklahoma volunteer sheriff's deputy who was sentenced to four years in prison in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man is appealing his conviction.

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Attorneys for Robert Bates filed notice this week with the state's Court of Criminal Appeals, although details supporting the appeal request were not listed in the document.