Ruling brings parole chance for those who killed as children

  • Angela Wiles, the mother of murder victim Alyssa Wiles, speaks during a legislative hearing in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Wiles’ 14-year-old daughter Alyssa was murdered by her 16-year-old boyfriend, who received a sentence of life without parole. Now lawmakers in states across the country are grappling with how to resentence juveniles after the U.S. Supreme Court determined such sentences should be reserved only for the rarest cases. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

  • Stephens County District Attorney Jason Hicks holds a photo of murder victim Christopher Lane during a legislative hearing in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Hicks told a state House committee he likely can’t meet the new legal threshold for the life-without-parole sentence given to Chancey Luna, who was 16 years old when prosecutors say he shot and killed Australian Chris Lane. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA CITY — Dozens of prisoners serving no-parole sentences for killings they committed as juveniles are expected to get a chance for release, including the Oklahoma teenager convicted of shooting a college baseball player from Australia as he jogged down the street.

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