No. A98A2434.

510 S.E.2d 900 (1999)

236 Ga. App. 47


Court of Appeals of Georgia.

January 15, 1999.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gayle D. Bacon, Decatur, for appellant.

J. Tom Morgan, District Attorney, Jeanne M. Canavan, Barbara B. Conroy, Assistant District Attorneys, for appellee.

McMURRAY, Presiding Judge.

After being indicted for rape, Marquez Heard was convicted of the lesser included offense of sexual battery following a jury trial. Heard appeals, contending in his sole enumeration of error that the trial court erred when it denied his motion for a mistrial based upon the use of the word "rape" during the testimony of the State's medical expert.

At trial, Dr. Darlena Monet testified that she performed a physical exam of the victim...

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