State v. Oley Crenshaw

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Oley Crenshaw
Case Date: 
1932
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault with Force and Arms

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
365
Notes / Description: 

Crenshaw was accused of the malicious shooting of Joseph Fields. Fields survived and acted as witness in the trial. Fields asserted Crenshaw and his wife developed an affair when Mrs. Fields was assisting an ill and dying Mrs. Crenshaw. After this, Mrs. Fields moved back home, where the shooting occurred. Mr. Fields was drawing water for dfnt., who was plotting with Mrs. Fields to kill Mr. Fields. Shooting occurred on Mr. Flippin's farm. Housed in 2 folders