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PEOPLE v. DYER, B147909

A defendant who knifed, killed and attempted to eat a dog used "force or violence," as required by Penal Code Section 2962, subdivision (e)(2)(P), and therefore qualifies as a Mentally Disordered Offender.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/22/2002
  • Published 01/22/2002


  • COFFEE, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellees:
  •  Jerry D. Whatley, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Pamela C. Hamanaka, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Marc E. Turchin, Acting Senior Assistant Attorney General, Kenneth C. Byrne, Steven D. Matthews, Supervising Deputy Attorneys General, Xiomara Costello, Deputy Attorney General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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