TBALink Opinion-Flash

April 25, 1997 -- Volume #3 -- Number #045

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DARNELL GENTRY
vs.
STATE OF TENNESSEE

Court:TCCA

Attorneys:       

FOR THE APPELLANT:                  FOR THE APPELLEE:

DARNELL GENTRY, PRO SE              CHARLES W. BURSON
N.C.S.C. #144927                    Attorney General & Reporter
7466 Centennial Blvd.
Nashville, TN  37209-1052           CLINTON J. MORGAN
                                    Assistant Attorney General
                                    450 James Robertson Parkway 
                                    Nashville, TN   37243-0493

                                    CLAYBURN PEEPLES
                                    District Attorney General
                                    110 South College Street
                                    Suite 200
                                    Trenton, TN  38382                   

Judge: WOODALL

First Paragraph:

The Appellant appeals as of right from the trial court's denial of his
pro se Motion to Correct Illegal Sentence.  The Appellant pled guilty
to second degree murder in the Gibson County Criminal Court.  He was
sentenced to forty (40) years as a Standard Range I offender.  The
Appellant argues that this sentence is illegal.  We affirm the trial
court's denial of the Appellant's motion. AFFIRMED.

URL:http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/gentryd_opn.WP6
Opinion-Flash

STATE OF TENNESSEE
vs.
JULIUS E. PARKER

Court:TCCA

Attorneys:

For the Appellant:                  For the Appellee:

Benjamin F. Head                    John Knox Walkup
Attorney at Law                     Attorney General and Reporter
147 Jefferson, Suite 408    
Memphis, TN 38103                   Deborah A. Tullis
                                    Assistant Attorney General                          
                                    Criminal Justice Division
                                    450 James Robertson Parkway
                                    Nashville, TN 37243-0493                
                        
                                    John W. Pierotti
                                    District Attorney General

                                    Reginald Henderson
                                    Asst. District Attorney General
                                    Criminal Justice Complex
                                    201 Poplar St., Suite 301
                                    Memphis, TN  38103                          

Judge: Hayes

First Paragraph:

The appellant, Julius E. Parker, appeals his jury convictions for the
crimes of aggravated robbery and felony murder.  The Shelby County
Criminal Court sentenced the appellant to life imprisonment for the
felony murder conviction and eight years incarceration for the
aggravated robbery conviction, with the sentences to run concurrently.
AFFIRMED.

URL:http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/parker_opn.WP6

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