No. 613A87.

389 S.E.2d 48 (1990)

326 N.C. 268

STATE of North Carolina v. Fred Howard COFFEY, Jr.

Supreme Court of North Carolina.

March 1, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Lacy H. Thornburg, Atty. Gen. by Ellen B. Scouten, Asst. Atty. Gen., Raleigh, for the State.

Walter H. Bennett, Jr., Chapel Hill, for defendant-appellant.

MITCHELL, Justice.

The defendant was tried on a true bill of indictment at the 5 October 1987 Schedule A Criminal Session of Superior Court, Mecklenburg County, and was convicted of murder in the first degree. The jury recommended and the trial court entered a sentence of death. On appeal the defendant brings forward numerous assignments of error. We conclude that the defendant's trial and conviction were free from prejudicial error. We further conclude, however,...


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