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Case Number: 4:20-cr-00136-CVE
Judge: Clair V. Egan
Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma (Tulsa County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office
Description: Tulsa, OK: First degree murder in Indian county criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant.
Brandon Joseph Smith, age 38, was charged with first-degree murder for strangling his wife, Cynthia Mayfield, age 34, on March 4, 2019.
Defendant was charged, tried, convicted and sentenced to life in prison but the conviction and sentence were set aside as a result of the McGirt case that held that the Oklahoma State Courts lacked jurisdiction over crimes committed by Native Americans in Indian country.
18:1151, 1153, and 1111: Murder - First Degree in Indian Country
Outcome: Defendant was sentenced to 210 months in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release and assessed $100.00.