decided: September 22, 1983.
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
JOSEPH ANTHONY HINES, APPELLANT
No. 80-3-768, Appeal from Judgment of Sentence of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division, Criminal Section, as of Information Nos. 1522 and 1524, February Session, 1980.
Leon W. Tucker, Philadelphia (Court-appointed), for appellant.
Robert B. Lawler, Chief, Appeals Div. Asst. Dist. Atty., Leslie Sudock, Philadelphia, for appellee.
Roberts, C.j., and Nix, Larsen, Flaherty, McDermott, Hutchinson and Zappala, JJ.
Author: Per Curiam
[ 502 Pa. Page 154]
ORDER OF THE COURT
This is a direct appeal from a Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas judgment of sentence for voluntary manslaughter and possessing an instrument of crime. Appellant's contentions are: (1) his signed statement made to police should have been suppressed as involuntary; (2) the Commonwealth failed to establish that the statement recorded by one police officer was identical to the statement read to appellant by a second police officer before appellant signed it; and (3) the evidence was insufficient to support a voluntary manslaughter verdict. We have reviewed the record in this case and find appellant's contentions lack merit.
Judgment of sentence affirmed.
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