Ben Martin& Ray Martin v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Ben Martin& Ray Martin v. State
Case Date: 
1937
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
344
Notes / Description: 

During an argument over money, the Martins & Frank Peery assaulted Connie Sullivan (male) with a gun and shot him to death. They were convicted of voluntary manslaughter. Top binding could not be removed w/o damage to the document. Exhibit accompanying Mrs. Sullivan's testimony is a hand-drawn floor plan of the house in which the murder took place. Individuals who were standing in the room are identified by one initial each. Floor plan is on the back of a Raulstons Dry Cleaning shirt box.