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COMMONWEALTH PENNSYLVANIA v. EDMUND WILLIAM LINCOLN (02/28/77)

SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA


decided: February 28, 1977.

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
v.
EDMUND WILLIAM LINCOLN, APPELLANT (TWO CASES)

Appeal Nos. 521 and 522 January Term, 1974, from Judgment of Sentence of the Court of Common Pleas, Criminal Division, of Chester County, at Nos. 178, 179 and 180 May Term, 1972; Thomas A. Pitt, Jr., Judge.

COUNSEL

John R. Merrick, Public Defender, Michael S. Barranco, Asst. Public Defender, Carol E. Haltrecht, West Chester, for appellant.

Timothy H. Knauer, F. Ned Hand, Robert S. Gawthrop, III, Asst. Dist. Attys., for appellee.

Jones, C. J., and Eagen, O'Brien, Roberts, Pomeroy, Nix and Manderino, JJ.

Author: Per Curiam

[ 470 Pa. Page 590]

OPINION OF THE COURT

The record in the instant case is remanded to the Court of Common Pleas of Chester County for the filing of an opinion in conformity with Pennsylvania Rule of Appellate Procedure 1925(a).

In addition, the Court of Common Pleas of Chester County is directed to hold an evidentiary hearing concerning the allegation of ineffective assistance of trial counsel.

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