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Okla. death row inmate seeks reversal of sentence

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An Oklahoma death row inmate is asking a state appeals court to overturn his first-degree murder convictions and death sentence.

Oral arguments are scheduled Tuesday before the Court of Criminal Appeals in the case of Victor Cornell Miller. The 49-year-old Miller is 1 of 2 men convicted of killing 77-year-old retired Tulsa banker Mary Agnes Bowles and 44-year-old Owasso trucking company owner Jerald Thurman on Aug. 31, 1999.

Investigators believe Bowles was abducted from the Tulsa Promenade mall parking lot and taken to a secluded area, where her killers confronted Thurman as they robbed Bowles of her car.

The appeals court last year upheld the conviction and death sentence of Miller's co-defendant, 48-year-old John Fitzgerald Hanson.

Death sentences for Miller and Hanson have been previously overturned on appeal.

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