State v. Robert Porter (col.)

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Robert Porter (col.)
Case Date: 
1891
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
60
Notes / Description: 

Porter was accused of murdering George Walker with a pistol. Walker's body was found on John Cecil’s farm where both he and the defendant lived and worked. According to the defendant, he and the much larger Walker had gotten into a fight earlier in the day. The defendant claimed it was Walker who initiated the second argument and threatened Porter. Additional documents located in MT 893.