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EDDIE LEE WILSON v. STATE

MAY 09, 1984

EDDIE LEE WILSON
v.
STATE



BEFORE PATTERSON, HAWKINS AND PRATHER

PRATHER, JUSTICE, FOR THE COURT:

This is the second appeal from the Copiah County Circuit Court by Eddie Lee Wilson of criminal convictions arising out of one incident. This Court is simultaneously affirming a conviction of attempted rape carrying a ten year sentence. This charge is that of armed robbery of a general store known as the W. W. Dixon Store, which conviction drew a thirty-five year sentence in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections to run consecutively to the attempted rape sentence.

Wilson argues that the trial court committed error in the armed robbery trial by:

 (1) Overruling the motion to suppress the defendant's confession;

 (2) In not admitting the entire medical record of the defendant;

 (3) Overruling defendant's motion to suppress identification testimony and admitting it into evidence;

 (4) Commenting before the jury as to the voluntariness of the confession;

 (5) Denying a new trial on defendant's charge that the jury selection systematically excluded black persons;

 (6) Denying defendant's requested instructions;

 (7) Granting the state's requested instructions; and

 (8) Denying the defendant's motion to quash the indictment.

 Additionally, the defendant assigned error that the jury's verdict was the result of bias and prejudice and against the overwhelming weight of the evidence.

 I.

 Mrs. W. W. Dixon owned and operated a grocery store near Hazlehurst. On December 30, 1977, ...


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