State v. Ash (20)

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State v. Ash (20)

Case Number
Call Date
January 8, 2016
Court Number
Case Summary

S-15-0327, State v. Vencil Ash III (Appellant)

Kimball County, Hon. Derek Weimer

Attorneys: Douglas J. Peterson and Stacey M. Foust (Attorney General's Office); Leonard G. Tabor (Appellant)

Criminal: first degree murder

Proceedings below: After a jury trial, Appellant was convicted and sentenced to a term of life.

Issue: 1) There was insufficient evidence to obtain a guilty verdict, 2) error in the ruling of the trial court during the trial, 3) the district court erred in overruling the motion for new trial filed by Appellant, and 4) Appellant had ineffective assistance of counsel, thus denying him the right to a fair trial.