State v. Ed Woods

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Ed Woods
Case Date: 
1932
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder, 1st degree

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
213
Notes / Description: 

Woods was accused of killing Sarah Boyette in the first degree. Only once was dfnt. listed as Ed Woods, col. Witness stated, Boyette was stabbed in two places and beaten so severely her eye had to be sewn back in, her teeth were missing, and the back of her skull busted. Decedent was African American, too. She was last seen in an argument with dfnt., and leaving along the train rails. Her body was found on the tracks with blood over various rail elements. Housed in 2 folders.