State v. Percy Tendle

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

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
197
Notes / Description: 

Tendle was accused with Clarence Hill and Clyde Hill of the murder of Denver Pilcher. Tendle was spelled variously as Tindall. Dfnt. testified he went to Pilcher's to discuss water and profits of a whiskey still. Dfnt. swore Pilcher shot at him first, and he only shot back in self-defense. Testified Pilcher shot twice, and he only shot once.