State v. Albert Moore and Harrison Yon

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Albert Moore and Harrison Yon
Case Date: 
1933
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder, 1st degree

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
135
Notes / Description: 

Dfnts. were accused of the first-degree murder of Mrs. Mary Moore, mother of dfnt Moore. Dfnts. were accused of attacking Mrs. Moore, then burning her house down around her. Two other bodies were found with Mrs. Moore, identified as two of her other children: Frances (a girl about 16 years old) and R. J. (a boy about 13). The fire occurred Jan. 1, 1932. Testimony vividly describes state of bodies after being pulled from fire.