George Franklin v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
George Franklin v. State
Case Date: 
1891
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Attempted Murder

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
58
Notes / Description: 

Franklin is accused of attempting to murder G. Ellis with a stick. Ellis met Franklin on the side of the road while walking near Hendersonville. Franklin allegedly walked past Ellis then hit him from behind. Ellis suffered various traumatic injuries. After the incident, Franklin was found in a sick and unresponsive state. Upon recovery, he claimed it was actually Ellis who assaulted him.