State v. Frank Huskins

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Frank Huskins
Case Date: 
1931
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
62
Notes / Description: 

Huskins charged w/murder, but convicted of voluntary manslaughter, for killing Tom Garland by stabbing him with a knife; sentenced to 2-5 yrs in prison. Huskins & Garland were w/others (Charles Stanton, Clint Casey) & had been drinking; fight broke out in public neighborhood street, leading to Garland's death. Case prosecuted by W.M. Garland (Tom's brother), who said he was dangerous when drinking.