J. R. Loveday v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
J. R. Loveday v. State
Case Date: 
1947
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
335
Notes / Description: 

Loveday convicted of murdering Ross H. Underwood. Both worked at Southern Shops in the blacksmith shop. Loveday shot him 3 times. Deceased had called Loveday vile. He openly threatened Loveday's life and stated that he was "going to have a negro in McAnnally Flats to bump Loveday off." Defendant became wrought over the idea that Underwood was going to take his job.