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Criminal Law Keyed to Gershowitz
Sandstrom v. Montana
Citation:442 U.S. 510, 99 S.Ct. 2450, 61 L.Ed.2d 39
David Sandstrom (defendant), who was 18 at the time, confessed to killing Annie Jessen on November 22, 1976. Based on “the confession and corroborating evidence,” he was charged with “deliberate homicide” (Mont. Code Ann. § 45-5-102 (1978)), “in that he “purposely or knowingly caused the death of Annie Jessen.”
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