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Case Number: CF-2020-584
Judge: Sharon Holmes
Court: District Court, Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Plaintiff's Attorney: Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office
Description: Tulsa, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyers represented Defendants charged with first-degree murder in violation of 21 O.S. 701.7.
Brothers Devin Michael Wilson, age 18, and Montre' Laron Wilson, age 36, were accused of killing Tyler Lee Collins during a robbery. The defendants went to the apartment where Collins live under the guise of buying drugs on December 30, 2019 but intended to rob him. Collins resisted the Defendants' effort to rob him and ended up dying from a gun shot to his head.
21 O.S. 701.7 provides in part:
A. A person commits murder in the first degree when that person unlawfully and with malice aforethought causes the death of another human being. Malice is that deliberate intention unlawfully to take away the life of a human being, which is manifested by external circumstances capable of proof.
B. A person also commits the crime of murder in the first degree, regardless of malice, when that person or any other person takes the life of a human being during, or if the death of a human being results from, the commission or attempted commission of murder of another person, shooting or discharge of a firearm or crossbow with intent to kill, intentional discharge of a firearm or other deadly weapon into any dwelling or building as provided in Section 1289.17A of this title, forcible rape, robbery with a dangerous weapon, kidnapping, escape from lawful custody, eluding an officer, first degree burglary, first degree arson, unlawful distributing or dispensing of controlled dangerous substances or synthetic controlled substances, trafficking in illegal drugs, or manufacturing or attempting to manufacture a controlled dangerous substance.
Outcome: Defendants entered into a plea agreement to plead guilty to second-degree murder with sentenced of 30 years in prison.