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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Supreme Court


The State, Petitioner,

v.

Charles Allen Henderson, Respondent.


ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE COURT OF APPEALS


Appeal from Greenville County
James C. Williams, Jr., Circuit Court Judge


Memorandum Opinion No. 2009-MO-018
Heard January 21, 2009 Filed April 13, 2009


Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, and Assistant Attorney General David A. Spencer, all of Columbia, and Robert Mills Ariail, of Greenville, for Petitioner.

Appellate Defender M. Celia Robinson, of South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense, of Columbia, for Respondent.


PER CURIAM: For the reasons given in State v. Covert, ____ S.C. ____, ____ S.E.2d ____ (2009), the decision of the Court of Appeals reversing and remanding this case[1] is

AFFIRMED.

WALLER, PLEICONES, BEATTY, JJ., and Acting Justice James E. Moore, concur. TOAL, C.J., concurring in result.


[1] State v. Henderson, 2006-UP-037 (S.C. Ct. App. filed January 18, 2006).