Kentucky v. Burl C. Waller

This case was a post conviction appeal.

Photograph of Ray Hensen, deceased.  It is alleged that he assaulted Mr. Waller with the pipe visible above the body.  Mr. Waller fired in self-defense.

Photograph of Ray Hensen, deceased.  It is alleged that he assaulted Mr. Waller with the pipe visible above the body.  Mr. Waller fired in self-defense.

 

Photograph of the 6 cartridge cases recovered from Mr. Waller’s revolver. Note the double firing pin strike on the left most case.

Photograph of the 6 cartridge cases recovered from Mr. Waller’s revolver. Note the double firing pin strike on the left most case.

 

Photograph of the left 3 cases.  The double firing pin strike supports Mr. Waller’s, and witnesses, testimony that a warning shot was fired and, after a paause, the revolver was fired until ammunition expended.

Photograph of the left 3 cases.  The double firing pin strike supports Mr. Waller’s, and witnesses, testimony that a warning shot was fired and, after a paause, the revolver was fired until ammunition expended.