New judge named Jabara murder trial

TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • Stanley Majors faces murder charges, he allegedly shot and killed his neighbor, Khalid Jabara
  • Judge Sharon Holmes assigned to both Majors cases after Judge Will LaFortune recused himself last week
  • The move comes after people made threats concerning social media posts alleging bias in the courtroom.
  • Lafortune said that though the court does not appear to have shown any bias, he wants to recuse himself to avoid any perception of bias.
  • He says if he stays on the case, it would significantly delay the case because of appeals and would open the door for even more appeals after the trial.
  • Last week Majors waived his right to a preliminary hearing, his lawyer filed insanity motions

Check this story for more as the case continues


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