Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Sims, Sims & Sims, Columbus, for appellant.
Wm. E. Cresswell, Asst. Atty. Gen., Jackson, for appellee.
Supreme Court of Mississippi.
At the March 1955 Term of the Circuit Court of Monroe County, Murry Garfield Gilmore was found guilty of the murder of Sam C. Addington, and was sentenced to death in the State's lethal chamber. From the judgment entered he appealed.
Addington's store burned down on November 16, 1954, and the murder investigation began immediately. Gilmore was arrested several days later, and was thereafter confined in the...
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