State v. George W. Britton & A. J. Long

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. George W. Britton & A. J. Long
Case Date: 
1867
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Manslaughter, Involuntary

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
33
Notes / Description: 

Britton and Long charged with killing George Dykes. Jury ruled in plaintiff's favor and found Britton and Long guilty of involuntary manslaughter. They were sentenced 1-5 years in the penitentiary.