Just days before his trial was to begin, former Luther band teacher Kyle Whitumus has taken a deal with prosecutors. The most serious charge, that of first-degree rape, has been dropped; and Whitmus, 34, has entered a blind plea of guilty to two counts of inappropriate texting with a minor. According to Whitmus’ attorney Sam
The trial date has been moved for the former Luther Band Teacher charged with raping a student. Jury selection was slated to begin Monday, April 3, for Kyle Whitmus’ trial. However, after an attorney meeting Monday morning, the trial has been pushed back a month. The reason – the prosecution has not produced all of
A trial date of April 3, 2017, for former Luther Band Teacher Kyle Whitmus was set Wednesday morning in Oklahoma County District Court. Whitmus, 34, has been in jail since February after his arrest on one count of first-degree rape and other sexual related charged against a former sixth-grade student. He was not brought to
The former Luther band teacher accused of rape and other lewd acts with a former sixth-grade student was bound over for trial in Oklahoma County District Court on Wednesday. In addition, based on testimony, Judge Lisa Hammond added four more counts to the list of charges against Kyle Whitmus who was arrested in February 2016.
The assistant district attorney who was working the state’s case against a former Luther band teacher charged with sexual misconduct with a student has been appointed an Oklahoma County District Judge. Governor Mary Fallin today announced she is appointing Michele McElwee to a district judge post in Oklahoma County. She will replace District Judge Bernard