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In case of conflicting evidence, high court defers to jury verdict

In case of conflicting evidence, high court defers to jury verdict

  • June 29, 2015
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(The Indiana Lawyer) – A Pike County man challenging the jury’s finding that he was not insane or mentally ill did not meet what the Indiana Supreme Court acknowledged was a “heavy burden” to overturn the guilty verdict.

Andrew Satterfield appealed his convictions and sentence of life imprisonment without parole. The state charged him with murder, a felony; arson, a Class B felony; and attempted arson, a Class B felony, for killing his mother and burning down her house in December 2011.

At trial, Satterfield claimed he was not responsible by reason of insanity  (More…)

The Case is Andrew S. Satterfield Appellant (Defendant), v. State of Indiana Appellee (Plaintiff).

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