Nos. 16533, 18486.

876 S.W.2d 770 (1994)

STATE of Missouri, Plaintiff-Respondent, v. William LAWSON, Defendant-Appellant. William LAWSON, Movant-Appellant, v. STATE of Missouri, Respondent.

Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District, Division Two.

Motion for Rehearing or Transfer Denied May 3, 1994.

Application to Transfer Denied June 21, 1994.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Roy W. Brown, Bruce B. Brown, Brown & Brown, Kearney, for appellant.

Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon, Atty. Gen., Jennifer A. Glancy, Asst. Atty. Gen., Jefferson City, Philip M. Koppe, Asst. Atty. Gen., Kansas City, for plaintiff-respondent, respondent.


William Lawson (Defendant) was convicted by a jury of first degree murder, § 565.020.1,1 and was sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of probation or parole.

Defendant filed a pro se motion under Rule 29.15, alleging ineffective assistance of his trial counsel.2 An amended motion was later filed by counsel but was denied after an evidentiary hearing. Defendant...

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