John Chumley v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
John Chumley v. State
Case Date: 
1891
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
116
Notes / Description: 

Chumley was convicted of murder in the 1888 shooting death of Willie Bowers. The prosecutor, David S. Bowers, was Willie's brother. He testified that he last saw his brother "in a dying condition from a gun shot wound in the privates."