252 S.C. 571 (1969)

167 S.E.2d 433

James Weldon SWILLING, Respondent, v. Ellis C. MacDOUGALL, Director, South Carolina Department of Corrections, Appellant.

Supreme Court of South Carolina.

May 6, 1969.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

B.O. Thomason, Jr. Solicitor, of Greenville, for Appellant.

Messrs. James W. Sparks and C. Ben Bowen, of Greenville, for Respondent.

May 6, 1969.

Per Curiam.

This appeal arises out of a habeas corpus proceeding instituted by James Weldon Swilling in which he challenges on several grounds his conviction and sentence of death for murder. Although the petition or habeas corpus was based upon several grounds, the lower court, pursuant to an agreement of the parties, passed upon only one of the issues involved, reserving the others for later determination.

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