No. CR 01-965.

65 S.W.3d 402 (2002)

347 Ark. 455

Devin Lavalle JONES v. STATE of Arkansas.

Supreme Court of Arkansas.

January 24, 2002.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jeff Rosenzweig, Little Rock, for appellant.

Mark Pryor, Att'y Gen., by Lauren Elizabeth Heil, Ass't Att'y Gen., Little Rock, for appellee.

JIM HANNAH, Justice.

Appellant Devin Lavalle Jones appeals his conviction for second-degree murder from Pulaski County Circuit Court. Jones asserts he was denied his right to a speedy trial under the Arkansas and United States Constitutions in that the State failed to show good cause when it nol-prossed his case. This court holds that the loss of the State's only witness and consequent lack of evidence constitutes good cause...

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