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2010-UP-075 - The State v. Vinson Filyaw

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Vinson Wayne Filyaw, Appellant.


Appeal From Kershaw County
G. Thomas Cooper, Jr., Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2010-UP-075
Submitted January 4, 2010 – Filed February 1, 2010   


APPEAL DISMISSED


Appellate Defender Katherine Hudgins, of Columbia, for Appellant.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, and Solicitor Warren Blair Giese, all of Columbia, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Vinson Filyaw appeals his 421-year sentence, arguing it violates the constitutional prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.  After a thorough review of the record, and counsel's 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 the appeal and grant counsel's motion to be relieved.[1]

APPEAL DISMISSED.

SHORT, THOMAS, and KONDUROS, JJ., concur.


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