Robert Long v. State

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Robert Long v. State
Case Date: 
1936
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Manslaughter, Involuntary

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
168
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Long & L. C. Carpenter shot Hiram Overton to death. Testimony: James Overton, L. C. Bryan, Tyler Parkey, Dana Ramsey, Hilt Ramsey, Bascomb Daniel, Virgil Brooks, J. A. Fleenor, Ed Beets, W. D. Hankins, Herbert Layle (Hobart Layel), Sam Roach, Robert Headrick, John Miller, Peter Fugate (also hit by a bullet) & J. A. Sampson (also Simpson). Shooting occurred near Beets filling station at Tate Springs, Tenn., as result of the theft of 4 bottles of motor oil.