- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 20, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has overturned the 25-year sentence of a Tulsa woman who was convicted of first-degree manslaughter.

The court’s ruling dated Tuesday says 35-year-old Erica Lashon Harrison was improperly questioned by prosecutors about her character.

Harrison was convicted in 2014 of the March 2013 shooting death of 48-year-old Calvin Anderson outside her apartment.

She testified that she shot Anderson in self-defense. She said Anderson had assaulted her, then returned to her apartment after she told him to stay away.

The appeals court ruling sends the case back to Tulsa County District Court for resentencing.

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