Com v. Ault (Captial Murder)

Christopher M. Patterson

Case Conclusion Date:September 11, 1986

Practice Area:Criminal Defense

Outcome:Acquittal

Description:Client and two co-defendants charged with capital murder of typewriter repairman and his 19 year old girl friend. Co-defendants went to trial; one convicted of first degree murder and received death penalty (ultimately changed to life without parole); other convicted of second degree murder and received life sentence.