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Prosecutor Recalls The Shock Of Atoka County's First Death Penalty Case

Prosecutor Recalls The Shock Of Atoka County's First Death Penalty Case

Former Atoka County Prosecutor James Thornely remembers the drama of Cummings' death-penaty trial. The witnesses are all perpetrators or accomplices. It would be the county's first death sentence. When it was over, law enforcement celebrated. Thornley said he just wanted to go home. "It was sad," he said.