Docket No. 4883.

117 Cal.App.2d 772 (1953)

257 P.2d 47

THE PEOPLE, Respondent, v. WARD DAN NEFF, Appellant.

Court of Appeals of California, Second District, Division Three.

May 15, 1953.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

C. Ransom Samuelson and Simpson & Wise for Appellant.

Edmund G. Brown, Attorney General, and Norman H. Sokolow, Deputy Attorney General, for Respondent.

WOOD (Parker), J.

Defendant was charged in two counts with the crime of manslaughter, in that, on January 12, 1952, he unlawfully and without malice killed two persons. The deaths resulted from carbon monoxide poisoning, which was caused by fumes from a gas heater in a hotel where defendant was employed as manager. In a trial by jury, he was found guilty as charged in each count. His motion for a new trial was denied. Imposition of sentence was suspended, and probation...


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