Mom Accused of Killing Infant Released After 20 Years in Prison - KTUL.com - Tulsa, Oklahoma - News, Weather & Sports

Mom Accused of Killing Infant Released After 20 Years in Prison

Posted: Updated:

Michelle Murphy was reunited with her family Friday afternoon after spending nearly 20 years in prison for the murder of her infant son.

District Attorney Tim Harris agreed to vacate the sentence and conviction after questions of new DNA blood evidence.

Michelle Murphy can face a new trial because the sentence and conviction were voided, but she still is charged in the murder. Double jeopardy does not apply because she wasn't’t exonerated.

She was released on $10,000 bond.

According to the judge, Murphy will reside in the home of her high school GED teacher, in Broken Arrow. She will wear a GPS ankle monitor and will not be allowed to have contact with any convicted felons, or children that are not relatives.

Murphy will appear back in court June 24. At that time the judge will review her bond status and will set a date for a hearing to review evidence in this case.

Murphy's attorneys allege that a teenager from her neighborhood was guilty of stabbing her infant old son to death.

  • Top Videos

  • NewsMore>>

  • 3 Things to Know Friday

    3 Things to Know Friday

    Here are the 3 things to know today.More >>
    Here are the 3 things to know today.More >>
  • Motorcyclist Injured After Striking Police Unit

    Motorcyclist Injured After Striking Police Unit

    A motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital after colliding with a police officer's patrol unit in west Tulsa.The accident took place near 1700 W. Edison Street.Police say the officer involved in the accident had turned on to Edison while the motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on the street. The injured motorcyclist collided with the police unit. Police say he was conscious when transported, but in significant pain.More >>
    A motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital after colliding with a police officer's patrol unit in west Tulsa.The accident took place near 1700 W. Edison Street.Police say the officer involved in the accident had turned on to Edison while the motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on the street. The injured motorcyclist collided with the police unit. Police say he was conscious when transported, but in significant pain.More >>
  • The Weleetka Murders - Long Road To Justice

    The Weleetka Murders - Long Road To Justice

    He walked into the stairwell a guilty man. Kevin Sweat, moments after entering a plea owning up to three murders."It was pretty emotional to hear his plea," said Faye Taylor.Faye and Michael's daughter, Ashley Taylor, was Sweat's girlfriend and the third murder victim."Of course it was devastating to find out that my daughter's boyfriend was the one that murdered them," said Michael Taylor.20 miles away at Outlaws Grocery and Restaurant in Weleetka…"It blew this town away," said Tracee Willia...More >>
    He walked into the stairwell a guilty man. Kevin Sweat, moments after entering a plea owning up to three murders."It was pretty emotional to hear his plea," said Faye Taylor.Faye and Michael's daughter, Ashley Taylor, was Sweat's girlfriend and the third murder victim."Of course it was devastating to find out that my daughter's boyfriend was the one that murdered them," said Michael Taylor.20 miles away at Outlaws Grocery and Restaurant in Weleetka…"It blew this town away," said Tracee Willia...More >>

Most Popular

Stories
Videos
loading...
Powered by WorldNow

P.O. Box 8 Tulsa, OK 74101-0008

Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KTUL. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.