Prosecutor Misconduct No. 1681326524 - 1992418822

Connie Smothermon
320 Robert S. Kerr Avenue, #505
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102

Date of Offense

March 27, 2023

Reporting Authority

This complaint has been forwarded to the Oklahoma Bar Association


Connie Smothermon Oklahoma Bar #16598

Along with Fern L. Smith and Gary Ackley, under the supervision of Wes Lane, worked on the case resulting in the May 2003 re-trial of Richard Glossip and were responsible for multiple violations resulting in the Oklahoma Attorney General's 2023 Motion to vacate the wrongful conviction.

Assistant District Attorney Connie Smothermon:

  • failed to preserve/disclose the "Sinclair Tapes";
  • failed to disclose impeachment evidence towards state's witness, Cliff Everhart, to the defense later discovered in "Box 8";
  • suborned perjury from state's witness, Justin Sneed, via her memo to his attorney Ginia Walker, indicating the state wanted Sneed to adjust his testimony in order for it to align with the medical examiner's testimony. The memo was withheld from defense.;
  • failed to correct Sneed's testimony about his mental health diagnosis and the reason he was prescribed Lithium, then failed to disclose Sneed's diagnosis to the defense.

More State Officials connected to the Glossip case, See Also: John O'Connor, Scott PruittJoshua L. LockettJennifer MillerJennifer Crabb, Hon. Robert Hudson, Robert H. Macy, Wes LaneFern L. SmithGary AckleyDavid PraterPatricia "Pattye" High