State v. Leroy Grayham

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Leroy Grayham
Case Date: 
1855
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Rape

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
20
Notes / Description: 

Leroy charged with assault, battery & rape of Margaret Grayham. Jury convicted Leroy & sentenced him to 8-year jail term. Margaret came to house of Preston Linch to spend the night & at around 11 pm, Margaret's mother & Def. came & called for Margaret to come out. When she did, her grandmother told Def. to whip her for running away. Preston heard Margaret screaming & discovered Def. assaulting her.