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2012-UP-087 - State v. Smith

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Michael F. Smith, Appellant.


Appeal From Lexington County
R. Knox McMahon, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2012-UP-087 
Submitted February 1, 2012 – Filed February 22, 2012


APPEAL DISMISSED


Deputy Chief Appellate Defender Wanda H. Carter, of Columbia, for Appellant.

Attorney General Alan Wilson, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, and Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, all of Columbia; and Solicitor Donald V. Myers, of Lexington, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM: Michael Frank Smith appeals his convictions for two counts of assault of a high and aggravated nature and two counts of second-degree lynching.  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.

FEW, C.J., HUFF and SHORT, J.J., concur.   


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