Docket No. 4691.

267 Cal.App.2d 759 (1968)

73 Cal. Rptr. 634

THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. TOMMY G. EDGMON, Defendant and Appellant.

Court of Appeals of California, Third District.

November 29, 1968.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James T. Ford, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant.

Thomas C. Lynch, Attorney General, Daniel J. Kremer, Arnold O. Overoye and Roger E. Venturi, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.


The appeal is from judgment following a first degree murder conviction by a jury. Two contentions are raised: (1) insufficiency of the evidence to support the conviction; (2) inadequacy of defendant's trial counsel. We disallow both contentions.

At the outset we reiterate often stated rules:

[1] Before a conviction will be reversed on the ground of insufficiency of the evidence it must clearly appear that upon no hypothesis...

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