Man given death sentence in girl’s slaying

Ponca City Now - May 15, 2015 7:16 am

DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) – A district judge has agreed with a jury that a man who killed a teenage girl in 2012 should be sent to death row for the crime.

Miles Bench was convicted in February of first-degree murder in the death of Braylee Henry.

District Judge Brent Russell issued the death sentence for Bench.

Authorities said Bench beat the girl to death in the backroom of a convenience store.


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