Edward Isaacs v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Edward Isaacs v. State
Case Date: 
1887
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault with Intent to Commit Rape

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
99
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Amanda Hudson was in her home when a described Negro man came into her kitchen and tried to grab her. She and her children ran outside, grabbed rocks and sticks, and beat the man until he ran away when he saw a neighbor coming with a shotgun. He was apprehended 4 miles away. Defense claims the police arrested the wrong man because they lost the actual perpetrator.