No. 81-1015.

108 Ill. App.3d 843 (1982)

439 N.E.2d 1087

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. MAJOR PEERY, Defendant-Appellant.

Appellate Court of Illinois — First District (1st Division).

Rehearing denied October 4, 1982.

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.

Order affirmed.

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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