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2008-UP-597 - State v. Wright

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

James Wright, Appellant.


Appeal From Charleston County
 Daniel F. Pieper, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2008-UP-597
Submitted October 1, 2008 – Filed October 17, 2008   


APPEAL DISMISSED


Deputy Chief Attorney for Capital Appeals Robert M. Dudek, of Columbia, for Appellant.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Donald J. Zelenka, of Columbia; and Solicitor Ralph E. Hoisington, of Charleston, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM: James Wright appeals his conviction and sentence for murder, arguing the trial court erred by refusing to charge the jury on involuntary manslaughter.  After a thorough review of the record, counsel’s brief, and Wright’s pro se brief 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[1] Wright’s appeal and grant counsel’s motion to be relieved.

APPEAL DISMISSED.

ANDERSON, WILLIAMS, and KONDUROS, JJ., concur.


[1] We decide this case without oral argument pursuant to Rule 215, SCACR.