Appeal from judgment of sentence of Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division, of Philadelphia, June T., 1972, No. 1011, in case of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Claude Handsome.
Alfred P. Filippone, for appellant.
David Richman, Assistant District Attorney, Richard A. Sprague, First Assistant District Attorney, and Arlen Specter, District Attorney, for Commonwealth, appellee.
Jones, C. J., Eagen, O'Brien, Roberts, Pomeroy, Nix and Manderino, JJ. Opinion by Mr. Justice Roberts.
The sole issue is the voluntariness of appellant's confession. The record does not indicate that the confession was other than "the product of a rational intellect and free will." Blackburn v. Alabama, 361 U.S. 199, 207-08, 80 S. Ct. 274, 280-81 (1960); Commonwealth v. Hallowell, 444 Pa. 221, 225-26, 282 A.2d 327, 329 (1971); see Davis v. North Carolina, 384 U.S. 737, 86 S. Ct. 1761 (1966); Commonwealth v. Eiland, 450 Pa. 566, 301 A.2d 651 (1973); Commonwealth v. Holton, 432 Pa. 11, 247 A.2d 228 (1968).
Admission of the confession at trial was thus proper. On this record, there is no basis for disturbing the jury's verdict of voluntary manslaughter.
The judgment of sentence is affirmed.
Judgment of sentence affirmed.