State v. C. F. Young

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. C. F. Young
Case Date: 
1927
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault with Intent to Commit Rape

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
221
Notes / Description: 

Young was charged with assault and battery with intent to violate age of consent. He was accused of assaulting Sylvia Smotherman, "a female over 12 and under 21 years of age," and "unlawfully, feloniously, and carnally" knowing her and having "sexual intercourse" with her. Smotherman is described as "an orphan child" living in the home of the P. A. Ross family.