January 31, 1986
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
DANIEL CURTIN, APPELLANT
Appeal from the Order and Judgment of the Court of Common Pleas, Erie County, Criminal Division, at No. 209 of 1982.
Before: Brosky, Wieand and Lederer,*fn* JJ.
The judgment of sentence is vacated, and the proceedings are remanded to the trial court with instructions to appoint new counsel to represent appellant in presenting his claims that trial counsel rendered ineffective assistance. If counsel is found to have rendered effective assistance, the sentence may be reimposed. If counsel is found to have been ineffective, the trial court shall grant appropriate relief. Jurisdiction relinquished.
*fn* Honorable William J. Lederer, Senior Judge, of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, is sitting by designation.