No. 58886.

591 S.W.2d 505 (1979)

Vernon Eugene McMANUS, Appellant, v. The STATE of Texas, Appellee.

Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas, En Banc.

Rehearing Denied January 16, 1980.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mark Vela and Stanley G. Schneider, Houston, Don Smith, Baytown, for appellant.

Carol S. Vance, Dist. Atty., Michael C. Kuhn, Stu Stewart and Michael J. Hinton, Asst. Dist. Attys., Houston, Robert Huttash, State's Atty., Austin, for the State.

Before the court en banc.


W. C. DAVIS, Judge.

This is an appeal from a conviction for capital murder, wherein the punishment was assessed at death. Appellant was convicted of acting with Paula Cantrell Derese to cause the death of Paul Cantrell for remuneration or the promise thereof, which was to be money from the proceeds of life insurance and the estate of Paul and Mary Cantrell.

In his fifteenth ground of error, appellant challenges the sufficiency of the evidence...


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