WILLIAM ARTHUR SHELTON v. TONY HOWERTON, WARDEN - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Feb 14, 2014

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

William Arthur Shelton, Wartburg, Tennessee, Pro Se.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; John H. Bledsoe, Senior Counsel; and Russell Johnson, District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): TIPTON

The Petitioner, William Arthur Shelton, appeals the Morgan County Circuit Court’s summary dismissal of his petition for habeas corpus relief from his 2004 convictions for first degree murder, three counts of false imprisonment, and two counts of vandalism and his effective life sentence. The Petitioner contends that the trial court erred by summarily denying relief. We affirm the judgment of the trial court.

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