No. 48663.

72 N.W.2d 463 (1955)

STATE of Iowa, Appellee, v. William G. KARSTON, Appellant.

Supreme Court of Iowa.

October 18, 1955.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

George E. Flagg, Des Moines, for appellant.

Dayton Countryman, Atty. Gen., Raphael R. R. Dvorak, Asst. Atty. Gen., and Richard H. Wright, County Atty., Bloomfield, for appellee.

THOMPSON, Justice.

The appellant-defendant, William G. Karston, shot and killed Wendell W. Jones on July 25, 1954. The victim was a substantial and highly respected farmer living in Davis County, and the killing occurred at his home during the course of a robbery of Mr. Jones and his wife perpetrated by the appellant and his half-brother, Almer M. Anderson. The two fled in Mr. Jones' automobile, but were shortly after apprehended in Illinois, were returned to Davis...


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