Kenneth Baker v. the State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Kenneth Baker v. the State
Case Date: 
1933
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault, Felonious

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
34
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21 year old Kenneth Baxter was accused of entering B.H. Sprankle's real estate office on Union Street in Knoxville, and robbing clerk Lavonne Edmonds of $108.10 at gun point. Baxter claimed to be ill with food borne illness and bed ridden at friend's house. Eye witnesses could not surely identify Baxter. Baker also produced a new witness, was already serving time in jail when the trial took place.