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2010-UP-149 - The State v. Melvin Daniel, II

THIS OPINION HAS NO PRECEDENTIAL VALUE.  IT SHOULD NOT BE CITED OR RELIED ON AS PRECEDENT IN ANY PROCEEDING EXCEPT AS PROVIDED BY RULE 268(d)(2), SCACR.

 

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

In The Court of Appeals

 

 

The State,

Respondent,

 

v.

Melvin Daniel, II,

Appellant.

 

 

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Appeal From Colleton County

 Perry M. Buckner, Circuit Court Judge

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Unpublished Opinion No. 2010-UP-149

Submitted January 4, 2010 – Filed February 23, 2010   

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APPEAL DISMISSED

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Appellate Defender Kathrine H. Hudgins, of Columbia, for Appellant.

 

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, and Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, all of Columbia; and Solicitor I. McDuffie Stone, III, of Beaufort, for Respondent.

 

PER CURIAM:  Melvin Daniel, II, appeals his conviction for homicide by child abuse, arguing the trial court erred in failing to direct a verdict.  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[1] the appeal and grant counsel's motion to be relieved.

 

APPEAL DISMISSED.

 

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



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