STATE OF TENNESSEE v. KEVIN PATTON BENFIELD - Articles

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Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on May 3, 2016

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

George Morton, District Public Defender; and Hewitt Chatman, Assistant Public Defender, Jackson, Tennessee, for the Defendant-Appellant, Kevin Patton Benfield.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Renee W. Turner, Senior Counsel; James G. (Jerry) Woodall, District Attorney General; and Angela R. Scott, Assistant District Attorney General, for the Appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): MCMULLEN

The Defendant, Kevin Patton Benfield, was convicted by a Henderson County jury of one count of aggravated assault and received an effective sentence of six years? confinement. On appeal, the sole issue presented for our review is whether the evidence is sufficient to support his conviction. Upon our review, the judgment of the trial court is affirmed.