No. 26703.

384 S.C. 428 (2009)

683 S.E.2d 275

The STATE, Petitioner, v. Karl WALLACE, Respondent.

Supreme Court of South Carolina.

Decided August 17, 2009.

Rehearing Denied October 15, 2009.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, Senior Assistant Attorney General Harold M. Coombs, of Columbia; and Solicitor Robert M. Ariail, of Greenville, for petitioner.

C. Rauch Wise, of Greenwood; and Everett P. Godfrey, Jr., of Godfrey Law Firm, of Greenville, for respondent.

Acting Justice BURNETT.

Respondent Karl Wallace was convicted of criminal sexual conduct with a minor, second degree, for the sexual abuse of his stepdaughter (Victim). On appeal, the Court of Appeals reversed, holding the admission of evidence that respondent abused Victim's older sister (Sister) was improperly admitted.1 We reverse.


Victim testified the abuse began when...

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