No. 88-2831.

881 F.2d 573 (1989)

Tommy E. MASON, Appellant, v. A.L. LOCKHART, Director, AR Dept. of Corrections, Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Decided August 8, 1989.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Hank Jackson, Little Rock, Ark., for appellant.

Ann Purvis, Little Rock, Ark., for appellee.

Before BEAM, Circuit Judge, HEANEY and BRIGHT, Senior Circuit Judges.

BEAM, Circuit Judge.

Tommy Mason appeals the district court's1 denial of his petition for a writ of habeas corpus. Mason contends that the evidence presented at trial was not sufficient to support a conviction of first degree murder. We affirm.


Tommy Mason and Elaine Grady dated for two years. After the relationship ended, Grady began to date the victim, Elbert Jones.

Grady testified that Mason was...

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