The preliminary hearing for a Muldrow woman, facing conspiracy and other charges, was underway Tuesday in Sequoyah County District Court, Sallisaw.
Angela Gray, 41, her son Joey, 19, and Kyle Brannon, 20, are accused of covering up the ATV crash on Sept. 1, 2013, south of Muldrow that left Christian Mayberry with severe brain trauma.
Gray is charged with conspiracy, child endangerment by driving under the influence, and selling or furnishing alcoholic beverages to a minor, all felonies. The charges were filed Aug. 31 by the Sequoyah County District Attorney’s office after a mistrial on previous charges.
At a previous hearing, Assistant District Attorney Michael Ashworth asked Judge Larry Langley if Gray’s preliminary could be combined with the two other defendants in the case, Kyle Brannon and Joey Gray. Since all three face the same charge, the witnesses would only be asked to testify once in a combined preliminary hearing rather than three times in three preliminary hearings. Brannon and Gray allegedly helped clean up the area after the ATV crash.
Joey Gray and Brannon are also charged with conspiracy.
The judge ruled that the state had shown sufficient evidence and all three will go to trial.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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