Attorney Justin Gee, who had represented the victim in a drug case a number of years earlier, testified that he represented the victim and the victim's wife in connection with Mr.
Witnesses told police they saw Augustus with a gun before Howell was shot, according to a police affidavit. Edwards, who was subpoenaed as a witness, to the preliminary hearing held approximately one month after the shooting, and immediately recognized the Defendant and Mr.
Court of Criminal Appeals of Tennessee, at Jackson. You are commenting using your Twitter account. She insisted that the statement was coerced and fabricated by the police, who, she claimed, kept her handcuffed to a chair for three or four hours, cursed her, and threatened to charge her with murder and remove her three children from her custody.
The Defendant contends that the evidence was insufficient to sustain his conviction, arguing, specifically, that the proof was not strong enough to establish his identity. See id.
He acknowledged he was incorrect in his preliminary hearing testimony that the Defendant and Mr. Augustus on the day after the murder took place.
Talley, and a 10: Evidence is "material" only if there is a reasonable probability that the result of the proceeding would have been different had the evidence been disclosed to the defense. Talley, a 10: The court went on to conclude that the two "inadvertent instances" in which she had been exposed to the men in the courtroom did not impermissibly taint the identification process, finding, under the Biggers factors, that Ms.
The Defendant, Heath Bell, was convicted by a Shelby County Criminal Court jury of first degree premeditated murder and first degree felony murder.
The Defendant testified that he did not know Curtis Johnson, was not and had never been a member of the Vice Lords gang, and was not a member of any gang. Twitter Facebook.
Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated. However, she accompanied Mr.
Based on the totality of the circumstances, the court overruled the motion to suppress the identification testimony.