Georgia Reports Volume 81

Georgia Reports Volume 81

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ... He did not say before the coro-ner that deceased made an attack on him, but said that when he discovered them, they looked like they were getting down or up, and he fired; that deceased was getting up and had his head up so he could see him and hit him (deceased) the way he shot him. He also stated at the station (Witness thought) that deceased was at the festival, and that he (defendant) warned him not to have anything more to do with the woman; also that the woman was still down when he shot, and when he shot she ran, and he fired the other barrel at her. When the police went, at dcfendant's instance, to look into the killing, they found deceased lying face down, about seventy-five or eighty feet from the house of defendant, and dcceased's hat about six or seven feet from him. From the street referred to it is downhill to where deceased was found, about seventy-five or eighty feet from the street. He was lying up the hill. There was no mud in the alley, which was twelve or fifteen feet wide. In his statement before the coroner, defendant said that a few days before the killing, he told deceased that this woman was his wife, and that deceased must let her alone and must keep away from her. For the defendant the evidence showed that deceased had, for some time before the killing been persistent in his attentions to the wife of defendant, that he had been repeatedly asked by defendant to desist, and had indicated to defendant his intention not to do so; that he had attempted to procure a place where he could have criminal intercourse with her, and had stated that he had been broken up at another place which he had had for the purpose. Defendant's wife was not averse to but sought the company of deceased. The...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236936000
  • 9781236936004