Update: Shirley Cloyd denied parole

Shirley Cloyd is seen here in custody from June 2019 by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.

With a 3-1 vote, the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board denied Shirley Cloyd parole. In 2002, she was convicted by a Payne County jury of attempting to kill a Guthrie police officer.

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Kelly Doyle, on the parole board, cast the lone yes vote for parole.

Doyle was one of two board members that was requested by Logan County District Attorney Laura Austin Thomas to be removed from cases involving Logan and Payne counties. Related article: District Attorney requesting parole board members to be disqualified from cases

“This is a constant battle to re-litigate cases that took prosecutors, defense attorneys, judges, juries and appellate courts months and even years to shepherd through the system,” Thomas said. 


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