Bruner Powers v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Bruner Powers v. State
Case Date: 
1937
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Manslaughter, Voluntary

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
25
Notes / Description: 

Statement of Case & Brief only. Plaintiff originally found guilty of causing the death of 19-year-old Verdie Seiber by striking her repeatedly during an argument so that she fell down a staircase & struck her head on the concrete. Seiber died of a fractured skull 14 Nov. 1936. Plaintiff & Seiber had been on friendly terms until the argument which was over his seeing another woman. Incident took place in roadhouse where Seiber also worked. Mentioned: Alf Daugherty, Seiber's stepfather.