United States of America, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Carlton Roy Wilks, Defendant-appellant, 746 F.2d 1063 (5th Cir. 1984)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit - 746 F.2d 1063 (5th Cir. 1984) Nov. 19, 1984

Luis Antonio Figueroa (court-appointed), Laredo, Tex., for defendant-appellant.

Daniel K. Hedges, U.S. Atty., James R. Gough, Susan L. Yarbrough, Asst. U.S. Attys., Houston, Tex., for plaintiff-appellee.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Before RUBIN, RANDALL, and TATE, Circuit Judges.


It has been made known to the Court as a fact, that appellant, Carlton Roy Wilks, in the above styled and numbered cause died at the Humana Hospital in Anchorage, Alaska on August 24, 1984. Accordingly, we dismiss the appeal as moot, and we remand the case to the District Court with directions to vacate the judgment and dismiss the indictment. United States v. Pauline, 625 F.2d 684 (5th Cir. 1980).