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Nattlie Cooper Dickerson, Witness for the State


 

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THE COURT: Next witness, please.

MR. PANOSH: Ms. Dickerson, please.

NATTLIE COOPER DICKERSON, being first duly sworn, testified as follows during DIRECT EXAMINATION by MR. PANOSH:

Q    Your name is -- if you'd state your name, please.

A    Nattlie Cooper Dickerson.

Q    Okay. And drawing your attention to October the 9th of 1995, did you live in the vicinity of Brandon Station Court?

A    Yes.

Q    And about how close did you live?

A    I'm 2202 Brandon Station Road, which is two houses.

Q    Okay. Highway 22 separates your home from -‑

A    Uh-huh.

Q    -- the court?

A    Yes.

Q    And you were working on that particular day; is that correct?

A    That's correct.

MR. HATFIELD: I'm sorry. I couldn't hear, for the people coughing.

THE COURT: Repeat your answer, please, Ms. Dickerson.

Q    Were you working on that particular day?

A    Yes, sir.

Q    And about what time did you get home?


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A    It was around 6:00 o'clock.

Q    And after you got home, did you make any observations or notice anything?

A    Not until I went out on my deck, to start the grill. And when I was coming back around, to go back into the house, I looked over, and above the trees, you could just see a light, smoky haze.

Q    And when you say you looked over, where did you look over?

A    Toward where Patricia Kimble's home was, but you couldn't see the home at all from my house. It looked like

Q    So --

A    -- somebody was maybe burning leaves. It was just a haze over the trees, real light haze.

Q    So the house on Brandon Station Court itself is obscured by trees?

A    Yes, sir.

MR. PANOSH: No further questions. Thank you.

CROSS-EXAMINATION by MR. LLOYD:

Q    Ms. Dickerson, were you able to see the entrance to Brandon Station Court at that time?

A    No, not from the back deck.

Q    All right. And as far as the time is concerned, you get home from work generally speaking on a regular basis at


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about 6:00 p.m.; is that right?

A    Yes, sir -‑

Q    All right.

A    -- back at that time.

Q    And so, there would have been some time before you went out on your deck; is that right?

A    Correct.

Q    All right. And it was when you went out on your deck that you noticed this smoke?

A    Yes, sir.

Q    All right.

MR. LLOYD: I don't have anything else, Your Honor.

THE COURT: You may step down, Ms. Dickerson. Watch your step, ma'am.

(The witness left the witness stand.)

 

 

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