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2004-UP-091 - State v. McNeal

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Eric Christopher McNeal, Appellant.


Appeal From Lexington County
 Marc H. Westbrook, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2004-UP-091
Submitted December 23, 2003 – Filed February 13, 2004


APPEAL DISMISSED


Assistant Appellate Defender Tara S. Taggart, South Carolina Office of Appellate Defense, of Columbia, for Appellant.

Attorney General Henry D. McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Donald J. Zelenka, all of Columbia; and Solicitor Donald V. Myers, of Lexington, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Eric Christopher McNeal (Appellant) pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter, possession of a firearm or knife during the commission of a violent crime, and possession of a pistol by a person under the age of twenty-one.  Appellant was sentenced to a total of thirty years in prison. 

On appeal, counsel for Appellant has filed a final brief along with a petition to be relieved as counsel.  Appellant has not filed a pro se response.  After a thorough review of the record pursuant to Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967) and State v. Williams, 305 S.C. 116, 406 S.E.2d 357 (1991), we dismiss the appeal and grant counsel’s petition to be relieved.              

APPEAL DISMISSED. [1]

GOOSLBY, HOWARD, and KITTREDGE, JJ., concur.


[1]   This case is decided without oral argument pursuant to Rule 215, SCACR