State v. Jerry Smith & Gilbert Smith

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Jerry Smith & Gilbert Smith
Case Date: 
1883
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault, Felonious

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
48
Notes / Description: 

Sheriff Cecil was the Uncle of the Smith brothers (Jerry, John & Gilbert), his son Riley Cecil was their cousin. Cecil & the brothers were at a saloon at Helenwood making a bunch of noise, when they began fighting. Jerry Smith shot and killed his cousin Riley Cecil & was Gerald hit him in the face with a rock.