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Manslaughter Law

The testimony presented at trial included the following. On the evening
of November 10, 2011, Appellant and his girlfriend, Jessica Womack, gathered
with other drug-using acquaintances at Judy Seabolt's home in Warren
County. According to Seabolt, Womack and Appellant had an argument that
escalated to physical violence, with Appellant beating Womack and pointing a
pistol a... More...
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Appellant, Britt Deckert, was twenty-six years old in the summer of
2013. He lived with his father, his half-brother, A.J., and A.J.'s wife, Emma
Belle, and step-daughter, Jessica,' in a small house in Marion, Kentucky.
Appellant and Emma Belle had previously been engaged in a sexual
relationship. On August 1, 2013, A.J. was attempting to help Appellant repair
a television... More...
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During a summer evening in 2007, Ordway was traveling in the front
passenger seat of a stolen car with two acquaintances. Rodriquez "Hot Rod"
Turner was the car's driver and Patrick "Lee Lee" Lewis was in the back
passenger seat directly behind Ordway. According to Ordway, the group was
traveling from Louisville to Lexington to traffic in narcotics. The plan was for
Ordway... More...
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Charles Newman Smith, Jr. v. The State of Texas

The indictment in this case alleged that “pursuant to a common scheme or continuing
course of conduct” and “with the intent to establish, maintain, or participate in a combination or in
the profits of a combination,” Smith collaborated to commit the offense of unlawfully delivering,
dispensing, or distributing methamphetamine in an amount between four and 200 grams. The
indictment... More...
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The record shows that on May 9, 2006, defendant, who was then
sixteen years old, went with co-defendant Victor Marrero to the
Atlantic City residence of the victim. Defendant and Marrero were
armed with a knife and a lead pipe. They planned to kill the
victim because they believed he had sexually assaulted his
stepdaughter, a friend of defendant. Defendant and Marrero h... More...
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The State Of South Carolina v. Theodore Manning

Theodore Manning (Respondent) was charged with murder following the death of his girlfriend, Mikki McPhatter (the victim). The victim died after being shot in the back of the head in Respondent's home. It is undisputed that the victim was unarmed. Another of Respondent's girlfriends, Kendra Goodman, led police to the victim's abandoned and burned vehicle, where her charred skeletal remains were... More...   $0 (09-20-2016 - SC)

State of Oklahoma v. James Randall Blissit

Tulsa, OK - Irresponsible Driver Gets 20 Years for Woman's Death

The State of Oklahoma charged James Randall Blissit, 47, with speeding in excess of lawful maximum limit in violation of 47 OS 11-801 (B) and first-degree manslaughter in violation of 21 O.S. 711 that caused the death of 82-year-old Emma Jean Bennett who was killed when her car was hit by Blissit's car, which was traveling 1... More...
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The People of the State of California v. Juan Manuel Tello

Modesto, CA - Defendant Found Not Guilty at End of Second Trial for Murder

The States of California charged Juan Manuel Tello with first-degree murder for killing Robert Ruvalcaba, age 38, who was found dead in an alley in west Modesto in 2011. The State claimed that Tello killed Ruvalcaba for asking to be paid an outstanding debt for drugs.

California Penal Code Title 8
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United States of America v. Daniel York

Pierre, SD - Texas Man Acquitted of Involuntary Manslaughter

Daniel York, age 29, was indicted by a federal grand jury on July 14, 2015.

The charge related to the alleged accident on July 12, 2015, when an adult male was killed in a car crash in Indian country.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement... More...
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State of Oklahoma v. Christopher David Mitchell

Tulsa, OK - DUI Arrestee Enters Blind Plea to Second Degree Felony Murder

The State of Oklahoma charged Christopher David Mitchell with second-degree felony Murder in violation of 21 O.S. 701.8, leaving the scene of collision involving injury in violation of 47 O.S. 10-102, and DUI alcohol (municipal arrest) in violation of 47 O.S. 11-902(A)(2) as a result of driving while intoxicated and... More...
   $0 (09-13-2016 - OK)

State of Utah v. Larry Kent Graff

West Jordan, UT - Sandy Utah Man Convicted of Manslaughter

The States of Utah charged Larry Kent Graff, age 54, with first-degree murder for shooting Candace Melo in the back of the head as she fled from his home. He was also charged with attempted murder for shooting at Michael Grimsley.

Melo had been staying with the Defendant in his Sandy, Utah home and was running out of the ... More...
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United States of America v. Jeanne Tinker-Smith

Seattle, WA - Jury Convicts Woman For Providing Guns To Son Killed In Shootout With Police

The United States of America charged Jeanne Tinker-Smith, age 64, with violation of 18 U.S.C. 922, aiding and abetting a felon in possession of a firearm, by providing guns to her son, a convicted felon, who was killed in a shootout with police. Defendant, a career civil servant with the City of Bel... More...
   $0 (09-10-2016 - WA)

Solis met Natasha Crump at Job Corps in Manhattan, and a live-together relationship ensued that resulted in the birth of a child, Alizaia. The family moved to the Johnson County area, and the relationship became volatile and violent. In March 2006, Solis was charged with domestic battery for an incident in which he tried to throw Crump and Alizaia out of the apartment; he was on probation at the t... More...   $0 (09-09-2016 - KS)

United States of America v. Garnet L. Mabe and Melissa F. Mabe

Tacoma, WA - Suquamish Tribal Couple Sentenced to Prison for Repeated Physical Abuse of their Children

Six Children under the Age of Eight Removed from Home by Tribal Welfare Workers

A member of the Suquamish Tribe and his wife were sentenced to prison today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma for the repeated physical abuse of two of their six children, announced U.S. Attorney Anne... More...
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State of Nebraska v. Raymond Frank Gonzales, Jr.,

On Sunday, December 15, 2013, Bonnie died at her trailer in the Atokad Trailer Park in South Sioux City, Nebraska,
of multiple gunshot wounds. Bonnie was shot 16 times with 9-mm bullets that came from the same firearm. The firearm was never found. In connection with Bonnie’s death, Gonzales was convicted of murder in the first degree and use of a firearm to commit a felony. He was sentenced to... More...
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We summarize the facts established in defendant's trial,
which were set out at length in our October 21, 2011 opinion on
direct appeal. State v. McNeil, A-0856-09 (App. Div. Oct. 21,
2011), certif. denied, 210 N.J. 109 (2012). We highlight the
relevant facts here.

Defendant's girlfriend, Staci Marshall, was living in a
Newark rental property owned by Liciane ... More...
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The issue for our consideration in this case is whether the trial court correctly applied the law in denying appellant’s motion for downward departure. Because the trial court incorrectly applied the law as to two of the downward departure elements, and because the record does not establish that the trial court properly applied the law as to the third element, we reverse and remand for the trial ... More...   $0 (09-05-2016 - FL)


The facts of this case, as presented by the State, begin simply enough:
defendant went to use the bathroom in her home for a few minutes, and her toddler,
Mercadiez, tragically managed to fall into their outdoor pool and drown. The
complexity of this case arises from the fact that about two years before, defendant
was babysitting another child, Sadie Gates, who got out of the... More...
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Searcy contends that a paranoid-delusional episode brought on by his
active methamphetamine addiction explains his conduct on the day in
question. On that day, Searcy drove his childhood friend, Mahailey Harrod, and
her children to a doctor's appointment. On the way back home, they drove past
the mobile-home park where Searcy worked, and he became paranoid after
seeing peo... More...
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Defendant was convicted following a jury trial of two counts of murder in the first degree and criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man and a woman inside a Montgomery County apartment (133 AD3d 904 [2015], lvs denied 26 NY3d 1143, 1149 [2016]). He was sentenced as a second felony offender to an aggregate term of life in prison without the... More...   $0 (08-30-2016 - NY)

Cortez Hatten v. State of Florida

Hatten was charged by amended information with five counts: count I,
murder in the second degree of Kenneth Moran; count II, attempted second-degree
murder of Ja’Tavrious McCray; count III, attempted second-degree murder of
Anthony Chavers, Jr.; count IV, aggravated assault with a firearm of Reshard
Jackson; and count V, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. After tri... More...
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United States of America v. Steven M. Montoya

Albuquerque, NM - Albuquerque Felon Pleads Guilty to Unlawful Possession of Firearm

Steven M. Montoya, 28, of Albuquerque, N.M., pled guilty to violating the federal firearms laws. Under the terms of his plea agreement, Montoya will be sentenced to 52 months in prison followed by a term of supervised release to be determined by the court.

Montoya was arrested on March 4, 2016, o... More...
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State of Texas v. Eustorgio Gomez-Gutierrez

Dallas, TX - Jury Convicts Drunk Driver of Manslaughter

The State of Texas charged Eustorgio Gomez-Gutierrez, age 26, was charged with vehicular manslaughter for causing the accident which resulted in the death of 91-year-old Priscilla Alanis.... More...
   $0 (08-27-2016 - TX)

Harold Michael Moore v. The State of Texas

Appellant entered an open plea of guilty to the new offense and pled not
true to the deadly weapon allegation. Regarding the petition to revoke his
community supervision on the 2006 conviction, Appellant pled true to the
allegations that he committed a new offense and that he operated a vehicle
without an Interlock device in violation of his community supervision. The trial <... More...
   $0 (08-25-2016 - TX)

United States of America v. Jamal Smalls

New York, NY - Leading Member Of Bloods Sentenced To 55 Years For Murder, Shooting, And Narcotics Trafficking

Jamal Smalls was sentenced today to 55 years in prison for the July 26, 2012, drug-related murder of Doneil White; leading a narcotics trafficking conspiracy that distributed powder cocaine, crack cocaine, and heroin in 2012 and 2013; and using and discharging firearms in connect... More...
   $0 (08-24-2016 - NY)

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