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State v. Echols
Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals
919 S.W.2d 634 (1995)
Robert Echols (defendant) was walking past the victim’s house and saw her purse. The victim was taking out her garbage, and Echols went inside and stole her purse. When the victim went outside to scream for help and look for Echols, she fell and fractured her hip. The State of Tennessee (plaintiff) charged Echols with aggravated robbery. The jury convicted Echols, and he appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Summers, J.)
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