State v. Robert Sanders

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Robert Sanders
Case Date: 
1900
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Manslaughter, Voluntary

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
49
Notes / Description: 

Sanders originally charged with first degree murder in the 28 Feb. 1900 death of Sallie Wright. It was alleged that defendant beat her and then threw her off of the bridge or trestle breaking her neck. Defendant found guilty of voluntary manslaughter. Also mentioned: Mose Wright, husband of victim. Defendant considered a family friend.