Docket No. 15214.

267 Cal.App.2d 828 (1968)

73 Cal. Rptr. 358

THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. EDDIE CHARLES DONELSON, Defendant and Appellant.

Court of Appeals of California, Second District, Division One.

December 3, 1968.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Joseph Amato, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant.

Thomas C. Lynch, Attorney General, William E. James, Assistant Attorney General, and Philip C. Griffin, Deputy Attorney General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.


This is an appeal from a judgment of conviction of rape.

[1] In an information filed in Los Angeles January 22, 1968, defendant was charged with forcibly raping Thelma Lewis on December 30, 1967. Defendant pleaded not guilty. In a nonjury trial defendant was found guilty as charged and sentenced to the state prison. A timely notice of appeal was filed.

A resume of some of the facts is as follows: at about 3:30 a.m. on December...

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