Warner Chandler v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Warner Chandler v. State
Case Date: 
1919
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Manslaughter, Voluntary

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
173
Notes / Description: 

Chandler was accused of stabbing the victim, W.A. Campbell, with a knife over a gambling dispute. Campbell later died at a hospital after contracting Meningitis. Chandler argued it was self-defense. Chadler was found guilty and sentenced to seven years in the State Agricultural and Training School at Nashville.