State v. Jess Martin and Maze Martin

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Jess Martin and Maze Martin
Case Date: 
1934
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder, 1st degree

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
150
Notes / Description: 

The dfnts. were accused of the first-degree shooting murder of Roscoe Wilmeuth on Dec. 20, 1931. Maze is spelled variously as Mays. Wilmeuth had warrants issued for Jess Martin and Denver Holcomb. Wilmeuth was looking for someone to serve Martin the paper at the time of the shooting. As he was dying, Roscoe identified Maze Martin as the shooter.