[No. 14, September Term, 1959.]

220 Md. 454 (1959)

154 A.2d 434

BOBLIT v. STATE BRADY v. STATE (Two Appeals In One Record)

Court of Appeals of Maryland.

Decided September 24, 1959.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

George B. Woelfel, for John L. Brady, one of the appellants, and Morris Turk, with whom was Louis M. Strauss on the brief, for Charles Donald Boblit, the other appellant.

Stedman Prescott, Jr., Deputy Attorney General, with whom were C. Ferdinand Sybert, Attorney General, and C. Osborne Duvall, State's Attorney for Anne Arundel County, on the brief, for appellee.

The cause was argued before BRUNE, C.J., and HENDERSON, HAMMOND, PRESCOTT and HORNEY, JJ.

HENDERSON, J., delivered the opinion of the Court.

These separate appeals in one record are from judgments and death sentences passed after convictions of first degree murder, in cases tried separately. It is conceded that Brady and Boblit lay in wait for the victim, William Brooks, placing a log across his private driveway, in order to obtain possession of his car and money. Boblit was armed with a shotgun and Brady with...


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