State v. O. C. Gibbons

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. O. C. Gibbons
Case Date: 
1932
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder, 1st degree

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
569
Notes / Description: 

Dfnt. was accused of the premeditated murder, by gun, of "Uncle" Jonnie H. W. Davidson. Rumors in the town asserted Davidson was keeping a house of ill repute and were peddling the services of the three women there. Davidson was shot multiple times, one on the left side, one in the left eye, two in the neck, and one in the face. Davidson was threatened by Mr. Joe Warren the Wednesday before the Saturday on which he was shot, but he believed it to be a bluff. Housed in 4 folders.