No. 82-2518.

709 F.2d 506 (1983)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Joseph Carl OAKIE, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Decided June 15, 1983.

Certiorari Denied October 3, 1983.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Scott N. Heidepriem, Miller, S.D., for appellant.

Philip N. Hogen, U.S. Atty., Sioux Falls, S.D., Dawn Bowen, Asst. U.S. Atty., Pierre, S.D., for appellee.

Before LAY, Chief Judge, and HEANEY and FAGG, Circuit Judges.

Certiorari Denied October 3, 1983. See 104 S.Ct. 172.


Following a jury trial in the district court,1 Joseph Carl Oakie was convicted of second degree murder in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 1111 and 1153 (1976). On appeal, Oakie argues that the trial court erred (1) in refusing to instruct the jury regarding the defense of another, and (2) in excluding evidence of prior incidents of hostility between Oakie's family...

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