From the Richmond Daily Whig, Friday, November 25, 1864

JUDGE LYONS' COURT. – Only one case was tried in this court yesterday – namely, that of Wm. Bohannon, the young man who, on the 25th ult., shot with a musket and killed, at Seabrook's hospital, in this city, James S. Brooks, a little boy 8 years old. The jury acquitted the prisoner upon the ground that he was at the time of the commission of the horrid deed, and still is, insane. Prisoner was committed to jail and ordered to be sent to the insane asylum at Staunton.

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