Johnny Cabe Research Paper

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Thesis: Johnny Cabe should not be charged with murder, but rather manslaughter. He acted within normal boundaries for someone in such a situation.
Jonny Cabe was a frightened fifteen year old. His actions were impulsive, not premeditated. He was not a willing participator in such a fight. Johnny Cabe had been walking with his best friend, when several larger adults came after him. These were young men that had hurt and beaten him repeatedly. He knew what they were capable of. When Mr. Sheldon started to drown his best friend, he could not allow them to kill him. Therefore, he acted in his younger friend’s defense.
Johnny Cabe was terrified after accidentally killing Bob Sheldon and fled. When the church near where he and his friend were
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