Ky. Supreme Court overturns sentence of man charged in car crash

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Posted on February 21, 2013 at 8:07 PM

(WHAS11) -- The Kentucky Supreme Court has overturned the conviction and death sentence of a man charged in a 2007 car crash in Lexington.

The high court found multiple errors in the case of 31-year-old Carlos Lamont Orway. He claimed self-defense in the deaths of 21-year-old Patrick Lewis and 25-year-old Rodriques Turner after a gun fight and car crash.

The supreme court ruled a juror was improperly seated and a detective testified about Orway's behavior and how it did not appear consistent with a self-defense claim.

Orway claims the men threatened to kill him for drugs.

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