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Criminal – Manslaughter – 911 Call – Excited Utterance (access required)

A woman’s 911 call identifying defendant as the person who cut the stabbing victim was admissible at defendant’s trial as an “excited utterance,” even though the woman was not offering a spontaneous narrative but answering the 911 operator’s questions; the Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s manslaughter conviction. The woman had been walking down the street with ...

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