FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE # 068
FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA
The Opinion handed down on the 26th day of October, 2007, is as follows:
2006-K -2346 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOSEPH WAYNE PINION (Parish of Tangipahoa)
(Second Degree Murder)
Accordingly, the decision of the court of appeal is reversed, defendant's conviction and sentence are vacated, and this case is remanded to the district court for further proceedings consistent with the views expressed herein.
DECISION OF COURT OF APPEAL REVERSED; CONVICTION AND SENTENCE VACATED; CASE REMANDED FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS.