Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. Benjamin Asbell argued the cause for the defendant-appellant (Mr. Harry D. Ambrose, Jr., on the brief).
Mr. N. Douglas Russell, Assistant Cumberland County Prosecutor, argued the cause for the plaintiff-respondent (Mr. Joseph H. Tuso, Cumberland County Prosecutor, attorney).
The Supreme Court of New Jersey.
The opinion of the court was delivered by PROCTOR, J.
The defendant Alonzo Walker was convicted of murder in the first degree and sentenced to life imprisonment. He appeals under R.R. 1:2-1(c).
The defendant was indicted for the murder of Mary Johnson on September 9, 1956. He entered a plea of non vult and was sentenced to 25 to 30 years in prison. After serving several months of this sentence, he applied for a writ of habeas corpus on...
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