NEWS RELEASE # 35
FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA
The Opinion handed down on the 23rd day
of June, 2006, is as follows:
0123 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ELTON CROCHET, JR.
(Parish of Assumption)
(Aggravated Rape; Two Counts of Aggravated Incest;
with a Juvenile)
Accordingly, we reverse the decision below, reinstate
convictions and sentences, and remand this case to
the court of appeal
for consideration of the remaining assignments of
error regarding the responsive verdicts provided the
jury by the trial court for the offense of aggravated
JUDGMENT OF THE COURT OF APPEAL REVERSED; CASE REMANDED
TO THE COURT OF APPEAL.
Retired Judge Philip C. Ciaccio assigned as justice
pro tempore sitting
for Associate Justice Catherine D. Kimball.