STATE OF TENNESSEE v. ELGIE SYKES - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Feb 10, 2014

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Juni S. Ganguli (on appeal) and Paul Guibao (at trial), Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Elgie Sykes.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; David H. Findley, Senior Counsel; Amy P. Weirich, District Attorney General; and Kate Edmands and Glen C. Baity, Assistant District Attorneys General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): GLENN

Following a retrial, the defendant, Elgie Sykes, was convicted of first degree premeditated murder and sentenced to life imprisonment. On appeal, he argues that the evidence is insufficient to support his conviction. Based upon our review, we affirm the judgment of the trial court.

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