No. 75-1756.

534 F.2d 1306 (1976)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Don Caswell WISDOM, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Decided April 28, 1976.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

R. Thomas Day, Asst. Federal Public Defender, Kansas City, Mo., for appellant; David R. Freeman, Federal Public Defender, Kansas City, Mo., on brief.

J. Whitfield Moody, Asst. U. S. Atty., Kansas City, Mo., for appellee; Bert C. Hurn, U. S. Atty., Kansas City, Mo., on brief.

Before BRIGHT and HENLEY, Circuit Judges, and REGAN, District Judge.

HENLEY, Circuit Judge.

Don Caswell Wisdom, defendant below, appeals from his conviction of having unlawfully sent through the mails in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1716(a) a package containing an explosive device with the intent to kill or injure the addressee of the package, specifically Stephen Burgess of Columbia, Missouri. Following a jury finding of guilt, the trial judge1 sentenced the defendant to imprisonment for a term of four...


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