No. 73-3630.

498 F.2d 625 (1974)

J. Loyd PARKER, Jr., Petitioner-Appellant, v. W. J. ESTELLE, Director, Texas Department of Corrections, Respondent-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Rehearing and Rehearing Denied October 24, 1974.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Arthur Mitchell, Stephen M. Orr, Austin, Tex., for petitioner-appellant.

Robert C. Flowers, Max P. Flusche, Jr., Asst. Attys. Gen., Austin, Tex., for respondent-appellee.

Before WISDOM and CLARK, Circuit Judges, and GROOMS, District Judge.

Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc Denied October 24, 1974.

CLARK, Circuit Judge:

On May 3, 1963, the day after his father was found dead, petitioner J. Loyd Parker, Jr. confessed to the killing,1 and on May 17, 1963 he was indicted for murder. The principal issues from the inception of the proceedings were Parker's sanity at the time of the act and his competency to stand trial. Pursuant to an agreement between counsel, a hearing...


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