Larry Wayne Haynes v. The State of Texas--Appeal from 40th District Court of Ellis CountyAnnotate this Case
TENTH COURT OF APPEALS
LARRY WAYNE HAYNES,
THE STATE OF TEXAS,
From the 40th District Court
Ellis County, Texas
Trial Court # 22068CR
A jury found Larry Haynes guilty of manslaughter and assessed punishment of twenty years' imprisonment and a $10,000 fine. Tex. Penal Code Ann. 19.04 (Vernon 1994). Although he appealed the judgment to this court, he filed a motion to dismiss his appeal on July 25, 1996. In the relevant part, Rule 59 of the Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure states:
(b) Criminal Cases. The appeal may be dismissed if the appellant withdraws his notice of appeal at any time prior to the decision of the appellate court. The withdrawal shall be in writing signed by the appellant and his counsel and filed in duplicate with the clerk of the court of appeals in which the appeal is pending . . . . Notice of the dismissal shall be sent to the clerk of the trial court in which notice of appeal was filed.
Tex. R. App. P. 59(b).
We have not issued a decision in this appeal. The motion is signed by Haynes and his attorney, as required. Thus, the motion is granted.
Haynes' appeal is dismissed.
Before Chief Justice Davis,
Justice Cummings, and
Appeal dismissed on appellant's motion
Opinion delivered and filed August 14, 1996
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