Bates denied bail at Tuesday's hearing

Posted at 9:01 AM, May 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-03 21:21:04-04

TULSA - A former Tulsa County reserve deputy was denied bail Tuesday at a hearing after a jury found him guilty of manslaughter.

Bates was convicted of killing Eric Harris during a sting operation in 2015.

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In the hearing Tuesday, Bates' attorney filed a motion asking that Bates be let out of jail on bond before his sentencing in late May.

The district attorney filed a motion before the hearing asking the judge to deny the bail request.

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