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2010-UP-099 - The State v. Billy Lee

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Billy Lee, Appellant.


Appeal from Horry County
Steven H. John, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2010-UP-099
Submitted January 4, 2010 – Filed February 4, 2010  


APPEAL DISMISSED


Acting Chief Appellate Defender Robert M. Dudek, of Columbia, for Appellant.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Donald J. Zelenka, all of Columbia; Solicitor J. Gregory Hembree, of Conway, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM: Billy Lee appeals his conviction for murder and sentence for life imprisonment without parole arguing that the trial court erred in not charging the jury on the offense of involuntary manslaughter.  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.

WILLIAMS, PIEPER, and Lockemy, JJ., concur.


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