State v. Roy Darnell

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Roy Darnell
Case Date: 
1935
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
130
Notes / Description: 

Defendant originally charged with murder in the shooting of Charles Seal on 20 Dec. 1929; Seal died 22 Dec. 1929. Darnell argued he acted in self-defense. Charles Seal was Darnell's former father-in-law. Darnell married to his daughter, Joan, from Oct. 1914 to 21 Dec. 1929. The couple divorced.