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Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on May 25, 2016

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Eve Charlesworth, Jefferson City, Tennessee, for the appellant, Brandon Sutton.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Brent C. Cherry, Assistant Attorney General; James B. Dunn, District Attorney General; and Jeremy Ball, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): WITT

The petitioner, Brandon Sutton, appeals the denial of post-conviction relief from his 2010 Jefferson County Criminal Court jury conviction of first degree murder, for which he received a sentence of life without parole. In this appeal, the petitioner contends only that he was denied the effective assistance of counsel. Discerning no error, we affirm.