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2010-UP-532 - State v. Williams

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Jimmy Williams, Appellant.


Appeal From Horry County
 Edward B. Cottingham, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2010-UP-532
Submitted December 1, 2010 – Filed December 14, 2010


AFFIRMED


Senior Appellate Defender Joseph L. Savitz, III, of Columbia, for Appellant.

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

PER CURIAM: Jimmy Williams appeals his conviction for murder, arguing the trial court erred in denying his motion for a directed verdict.  We affirm[1] pursuant to Rule 220(b)(1), SCACR, and the following authority:  State v. Weston, 367 S.C. 279, 292-93, 625 S.E.2d 641, 648 (2006) (explaining if any direct evidence or any substantial circumstantial evidence reasonably tends to prove the guilt of the accused, the appellate court must find the case was properly submitted to the jury).

AFFIRMED.

HUFF, KONDUROS, and LOCKEMY, JJ., concur.


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