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COMMONWEALTH PENNSYLVANIA v. EDWARD BROWN (01/29/76)

SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA


January 29, 1976

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
v.
EDWARD BROWN, A/K/A RICHARD GOODWIN, APPELLANT.

Appeal No. 253 January Term, 1974, from Judgment of Sentence imposed by Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Criminal Section, for Philadelphia County, at No. 1096, September Term, 1972; Juanita Kidd Stout, Judge.

COUNSEL

John Rogers Carroll, Philadelphia, for appellant.

F. Emmett Fitzpatrick, Dist. Atty., Steven H. Goldblatt, Asst. Dist. Atty., Chief, Appeals Div., Philadelphia, for appellee.

Before Jones, C.j., and Eagen, O'brien, Roberts, Pomeroy, Nix and Manderino, JJ.

Per Curiam.

Judgment of sentence affirmed.

ROBERTS, J., filed a concurring opinion.

ROBERTS, J.

The sole issue presented in this direct appeal is the sufficiency of the evidence to support a verdict of murder in the first degree. Because the evidence supports a finding of felony murder, I agree that the conviction should be affirmed.

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