Don Anthony White, a Negro in his mid-twenties, was convicted of first degree murder by a King County jury. In State v. White, the Washington Supreme Court (three judges dissenting) affirmed the conviction and sentence which directed that the death penalty be imposed.
John H. Binns, Jr.,
Washington Case Law,
Criminal Law—Insanity Defense to First Degree Murder Charge—M'Naghten Reaffirmed,
38 Wash. L. Rev.
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