Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Jeffrey B. Steinback, of Chicago (Kaaren M. Plant, of counsel), for appellant.
Richard M. Daley, State's Attorney, of Chicago (Michael E. Shabat and Raymond Brogan, Assistant State's Attorneys, of counsel), for the People.
Appellate Court of Illinois — First District (1st Division).
JUSTICE GOLDBERG delivered the opinion of the court:
After a jury trial, Major Peery (defendant) was convicted of the murder of his wife and was sentenced to 100 to 150 years. Defendant appealed to this court on the theory that the trial court erred in refusing to give an instruction tendered by defendant regarding the lesser included offense of voluntary manslaughter predicated upon the presence of "serious provocation." (See Ill. Rev. Stat...
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