William Evans v. State

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
William Evans v. State
Case Date: 
1895
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
45
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The State charged Evans with the shooting murder of Fan M. Weakley. Evans was the son-in-law of Weakley and at the time was involved in a divorce case with Weakley's daughter. The circuit court convicted Evans of 2nd degree murder and sentenced him to 10 years hard labor in the penitentiary a Nashville.