No. 32142.

6 P.3d 987 (2000)

Roy HOLLAWAY, Appellant, v. The STATE of Nevada, Respondent.

Supreme Court of Nevada.

August 23, 2000.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

David M. Schieck, Las Vegas, for Appellant.

Frankie Sue Del Papa, Attorney General, Carson City; Stewart L. Bell, District Attorney, James Tufteland, Chief Deputy District Attorney, and David B. Barker, Deputy District Attorney, Clark County, for Respondent.




Appellant Roy Hollaway strangled his wife, Carolyn Whiting, on January 27, 1996. The couple had been arguing for days and drinking heavily when Hollaway strangled Whiting, first with his hands and then with an electrical cord. Hollaway then called 911 and reported the crime. He admitted the crime to the 911 operator and to police after they arrived. Whiting was in a coma and died about two weeks later. The State charged Hollaway...

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