Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Melvyn Carson Bruder (Court-appointed), Donald D. Koons, Dallas (Court-appointed, on appeal), for appellant.
Henry Wade, Dist. Atty., John B. Tolle, Asst. Dist. Atty., Dallas, and Jim D. Vollers, State's Atty., Robert A. Huttash, Asst. State's Atty., Austin, for the State.
Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas.
The appellant was convicted for murder; the jury assessed the punishment at death.
As a result of a phone call received from an officer of the Mesquite Police Department on the morning of January 10, 1969, Deputies Alvin Maddox, Jr. and Eddie Raymond Walthers of the Dallas County Sheriff's Department went to the Eastern Hills Motel at 3422 Samuels Boulevard in Dallas to make...
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