ARTHUR RAY TURNER v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Chandra Williams on Jul 22, 2016

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Chadwick Wyatt Jackson, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Arthur Ray Turner.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Sophia S. Lee, Assistant Attorney General; Glenn R. Funk, District Attorney General; and Pamela Anderson, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): WITT

The petitioner, Arthur Ray Turner, appeals the denial of post-conviction relief from his 2012 Davidson County Criminal Court jury convictions of especially aggravated kidnapping, aggravated robbery, aggravated rape, and attempted aggravated rape, for which he received a sentence of 70 years. In this appeal, the petitioner contends only that he was denied the effective assistance of counsel. Discerning no error, we affirm.

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