Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
James A. Bell, St. Louis, for appellant.
John M. Dalton, Atty. Gen., J. Richard Roberts, Asst. Atty. Gen., for respondent.
Supreme Court of Missouri, Division No. 2.
The defendant was convicted of manslaughter and the jury assessed her punishment at six years' imprisonment in the penitentiary. The defendant admits that she killed one John William Brown in the City of St. Louis by stabbing him with a knife, but she contends she was acting in self-defense and therefore was not guilty of a crime. In general the errors assigned on this appeal are insufficiency of the evidence to sustain the conviction, improper argument...
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