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Thompson v. State

Court of Appeals of Georgia
Feb 5, 1940
7 S.E.2d 189 (Ga. Ct. App. 1940)

Opinion

28086.

DECIDED FEBRUARY 5, 1940.

Adultery; from Murray superior court — Judge Mitchell. October 6, 1939.

W. B. Robinson, for plaintiff in error.

J. H. Paschall, solicitor-general, contra.


The accused was convicted of the offense of fornication and adultery. The evidence tending to connect her with such a crime was wholly circumstantial, and, while raising a strong suspicion of her guilt, was not sufficient to exclude every other reasonable hypothesis. The verdict was unauthorized, and the refusal to grant a new trial was error.

Judgment reversed. MacIntyre and Guerry, JJ., concur.

DECIDED FEBRUARY 5, 1940.


Summaries of

Thompson v. State

Court of Appeals of Georgia
Feb 5, 1940
7 S.E.2d 189 (Ga. Ct. App. 1940)
Case details for

Thompson v. State

Case Details

Full title:THOMPSON v. THE STATE

Court:Court of Appeals of Georgia

Date published: Feb 5, 1940

Citations

7 S.E.2d 189 (Ga. Ct. App. 1940)
61 Ga. App. 624

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