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COMMONWEALTH v. JOSEPH BROWN (07/12/78)

SUPERIOR COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA.


July 12, 1978

COMMONWEALTH
v.
JOSEPH BROWN, APPELLANT.

COUNSEL

John F. Pyfer, Jr., with him Allison, Weglarz & Pyfer, for appellant; Louise G. Herr, Assistant District Attorney, with her D. Richard Eckman, District Attorney, for Commonwealth, appellee.

Opinion PER CURIAM: Appellant's claims of trial error are without merit. However, the judgment of sentence is vacated and the case is remanded for resentencing. The sentencing judge is instructed to file a statement of reasons for the sentence imposed. Commonwealth v. Riggins, 474 Pa. 115, 377 A.2d 140 (1977); Commonwealth v. Martin, 466 Pa. 118, 351 A.2d 650 (1976); Commonwealth v. Wertz, Pa. Super. , 384 A.2d 933 (1978). PRICE and VAN der VOORT, JJ., dissented and would affirm.

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