Jasper Milsaps v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Jasper Milsaps v. State
Case Date: 
1880
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
62
Notes / Description: 

Milton Williams testified that he and the plaintiff in error were walking with John Keener (who was riding his horse) near Citico Creek when the plaintiff shot and killed Kenner without warning. Motive for the murder is unclear. Much of the testimony focused on whether or not plaintiff was intoxicated at the time of the murder.