OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A published report says an Oklahoma County
prosecutor is investigating whether a deal was made to create a
state job at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for a senator
in exchange for her agreeing not to seek re-election.
According to a copyright story in The Oklahoman, District
Attorney David Prater says the multicounty grand jury will conduct
the probe involving state Reps. Randy Terrill and Mike Christian
and state Sen. Debbe Leftwich.
Prater says it's alleged that Leftwich vacated the seat in order
to get the job that was created and so another person, namely
Christian could run for her position.
Neither Terrill nor Leftwich immediately returned messages
seeking comment Saturday. Neither Prater nor Christian couldn't be
reached for comment.
Leftwich and Christian both denied the allegations to The