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COMMONWEALTH PENNSYLVANIA v. GEORGE ALEXANDER (07/29/88)

SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA


decided: July 29, 1988.

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, APPELLANT,
v.
GEORGE ALEXANDER, APPELLEE

Appeal No. 149 E.D. Appeal Docket 1987, from Order of Superior Court, 366 Pa. Super. 634, 526 A.2d 1229 (1987), entered April 24, 1987, at No. 419 Philadelphia 1986, affirming Order of Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia, entered January 21, 1986, at No. 85-08-1296-1299.

COUNSEL

Gaele McLaughlin Barthold, Deputy Dist. Atty., Ronald Eisenberg, Chief, Appeals Div., Stuart Wilder, Philadelphia, for appellant.

John W. Packel, Chief, Appeals Div., Philadelphia, for appellee.

Nix, C.j., and Larsen, Flaherty, McDermott, Zappala, Papadakos and Stout, JJ.

Author: Per Curiam

[ 518 Pa. Page 471]

ORDER

The order of the Superior Court is vacated. The case is remanded to the Superior Court to review the record and to make a specific finding as to whether the Commonwealth had exercised due diligence in bringing appellee's cause to trial within the time period mandated by Pa.R.Crim.P. 1100. The court is further directed to enter an order in accordance with that finding.

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