302 S.C. 83 (1990)

394 S.E.2d 1

The STATE, Respondent v. Jasper BUCHANAN, Appellant.

Court of Appeals of South Carolina.

Decided April 16, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Assistant Appellate Defender Tara Dawn Shurling, of S.C. Office of Appellate Defense, Columbia, for appellant.

Attorney General T. Travis Medlock, Asst. Atty. Gen., Harold M. Coombs, Jr., and Staff Atty. Miller W. Shealy, Jr., and Sol. James C. Anders, Columbia, for respondent.

Heard March 21, 1990.

Decided April 16, 1990.


Jasper Buchanan (Buchanan) was tried in his absence without counsel for assault and battery with intent to kill. He was convicted and sentenced. He filed a Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus on October 4, 1988. On October 21, 1988, the Clerk of the South Carolina Supreme Court advised Buchanan his Petition was being treated as a Notice of Intent to Appeal. We reverse and remand.

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