Commonwealth v. Cabbagestalk

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459 Pa. 564 (1975)

330 A.2d 840

COMMONWEALTH of Pennsylvania, Appellee, v. Harold CABBAGESTALK, Appellant.

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

Argued October 8, 1974.

Decided January 27, 1975.

Byrd R. Brown, Pittsburgh, for appellant.

John J. Hickton, Dist. Atty., Robert L. Eberhardt, Asst. Dist. Atty., L.N. Claus, Pittsburgh, for appellee.

Before JONES, C.J., and EAGEN, O'BRIEN, ROBERTS, POMEROY, NIX and MANDERINO, JJ.

ORDER

PER CURIAM:

The record in the above matter is remanded to the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County for an evidentiary hearing to determine whether the appellant, Harold Cabbagestalk, was denied the effective assistance of trial counsel. If, following the hearing, and the making of findings of fact and conclusions of law, it is determined that appellant was denied the effective assistance of counsel, an order shall be entered granting appropriate relief. If it is determined that appellant was not denied the effective assistance of counsel, then the record should be returned to this Court for further consideration of the appeal. Commonwealth v. Dancer, 460 Pa. ___, 331 A.2d 435 (1975); Commonwealth v. Twiggs, 460 Pa. ___, 331 A.2d 440 (1975).