Van Brown v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Van Brown v. State
Case Date: 
1912
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
176
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff in error is accused of murdering George Coleman (Col.) with a knife. A group of people, including Brown and Coleman, were walking to church when Brown and Coleman got into an argument. The argument led to a physical altercation ending in the death of Coleman. Casefile notes that Nan Coleman is the mother of George and also mentions Lee Tate, Melissa Greenlee, Leonard Dockery, Nola Tate, Lucile Greenlee, and Effie Mills as being members of the group walking to church.