State v. Maude Gardner

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Maude Gardner
Case Date: 
1932
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Manslaughter, Voluntary

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
240
Notes / Description: 

Oversize map, on Vote Democrats banner with a pen moustache on Gov. Henry H. Horton. Dfnt. was initially indicted for first degree murder, but the charge was reduced. Dfnt. shot and killed Hugh Gardner, her husband. Marital problems seemed to be cause of the shooting. Dfnt. claimed self-defense, decedent, before he died, claimed she shot him for no reason. Dfnt. claimed he threatened her life and came at her with a knife, causing her to shoot in self-defense. Some missing letters arise. 2 folders. WT OV 7