State v. Will Overton

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Will Overton
Case Date: 
1895
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
82
Notes / Description: 

Def. was accused of shooting and killing Henry Howard (aka Babe) near Joe Williams' grocery store on 5th Street in East Nashville. Witnesses testified that the def. was angry with Howard for hitting his brother (James Overton). Def. testified that he shot Howard in self-defense. 2 folders.