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Cox v. State

March 23, 1999

TRUMEL KEITH COX APPELLANT
v.
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI APPELLEE



Before Thomas, P.j., Lee, And Southwick, JJ.

The opinion of the court was delivered by: Lee, J.

DATE OF JUDGMENT: 12/04/1997

TRIAL JUDGE: HON. JANNIE M. LEWIS

COURT FROM WHICH APPEALED: YAZOO COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT

DISTRICT ATTORNEY: JAMES H. POWELL III

NATURE OF THE CASE: CRIMINAL - FELONY

TRIAL COURT DISPOSITION: CT I RAPE: CT II KIDNAPPING: SENTENCED TO TEN YEARS IN EACH COUNT TO RUN CONCURRENTLY IN THE CUSTODY OF THE MDOC

DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED - 03/23/1999

MOTION FOR REHEARING FILED:

CERTIORARI FILED:

MANDATE ISSUED:

¶1. Trumel Keith Cox was convicted of the rape and kidnapping of A.B. in the Circuit Court of Yazoo County on December 4, 1997. He appeals asserting that the trial court erred in: 1) sustaining the State's objection to the introduction of a "supplemental report" and testimony of Wade Woods, who was a deputy with the Yazoo County Sheriff's Office, to impeach the testimony of A.B.; and 2) denying his motion for a new trial or alternatively for a judgment not withstanding the verdict. Finding that Cox failed to lay a proper predicate for impeaching A.B. and that the verdict was supported by the evidence, we affirm.

FACTS

ΒΆ2. The facts in this case are not complex, but the accounts of the witnesses differ with one another to varying degrees. It is certain that on the night of March 2, 1995, A.B. and her cousin C. D. encountered Cox. It is also certain that on that night, or early the following morning, A.B. and Cox had sexual ...


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