State v. Welzie Wallace

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Welzie Wallace
Case Date: 
1924
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
254
Notes / Description: 

2 folders. Elzie and Welzie Wallace are charged with striking, beating, and killing Will Charlton in August of 1923. The Wallace boys and Charlton were all fishermen. The Wallace boys found a boat seat that Charlton claimed was his. Charlton took it "out of the house where the Wallace boys had placed it and put it in his boat." The Wallace boys made some threats against Charlton before assaulting and killing him.