No. 89-5746.

932 F.2d 1413 (1991)

John Gordon PURVIS, Petitioner-Appellant, v. Richard L. DUGGER, Respondent-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

June 10, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Steven Wisotsky, Nova University Law Center, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for petitioner-appellant.

Joan Fowler, Asst. Atty. Gen., West Palm Beach, Fla., for respondent-appellee.

Before JOHNSON and HATCHETT, Circuit Judges, and SMITH, Senior Circuit Judge.

HATCHETT, Circuit Judge:

In this habeas corpus case arising from murder convictions in the Florida state courts, we affirm the district court's denial of relief because the appellant's confession was properly admitted into evidence.


On November 8, 1983, the Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Police Department discovered the dead bodies of Susan Hamwi and her infant daughter Shane. The medical examiner estimated...

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