State v. George Thomas

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. George Thomas
Case Date: 
1869
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
44
Notes / Description: 

Additional defendants: Morton Jones, John Goodman, Swimp Eidson, John Eidson, George Martin, John Ford, William Vaughn, George Vaughn, Aaron Ford, Robert Mitchell, Wells Jones, Elijah Walters, George Williams, and William Wynegar. Defendants charged with killing Samuel Wright with guns. Thomas found not guilty of murder in first degree but guilty of murder in second degree. He is sentenced to 11 years in penitentiary. Defendant appealed.