Beckham County DA’s Office Accepts Plea from Ashley

The Beckham County District Attorney’s office accepted a plea offer for 89-year-old Beckham County pastor Jessie Marion Ashley with victim approval in lieu of a lengthy and costly jury trial and appeal process. He was scheduled for jury trial to begin on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, before the Honorable Jill Weedon. With every case that comes before the Beckham County District Attorney’s Office, we strive to consider the wishes of victims as well as justice for and protection of the community. In the case of Ashley, we spoke with each individual victim, both in cases charged in Beckham County and…

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