William McBee v. State

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
William McBee v. State
Case Date: 
1947
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Manslaughter, Voluntary

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
247
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William McBee was put on trial for murder but charged with voluntary manslaughter. He shot through a door during an argument and killed Sally Clayton. He claims that when she slammed a door the gun accidentally went off and fired through the door. Sally Clayton did not die instantly and William McBee did take her to the hospital.