D. C. Key v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
D. C. Key v. State
Case Date: 
1945
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
207
Notes / Description: 

Key is accused of assaulting with intent to kill Jane May Hutchenson with a knife and murdering Tuck Joiner on August 15, 1944. Joiner and Key were friends before the murder. Key claims Joiner was choking him and that is why he stabbed him with his knife.