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O'BRYANT v. THE STATE.
67147.
POPE, Judge.
Rape, etc. Richmond Superior Court. Before Judge Pierce.
Appellant David Lee O'Bryant was convicted of rape and burglary and was sentenced to life imprisonment. He subsequently brought this appeal. Appellant's counsel has now filed a motion in this court requesting permission to withdraw and, in accordance with Anders v. California, 386 U. S. 738 (87 SC 1396, 18 LE2d 493) (1967), and Bethay v. State, 237 Ga. 625 (229 SE2d 406) (1976), filed a brief raising points of law which might arguably support the appeal. Pursuant to the rulings in Anders and Bethay, we have conducted a thorough examination of the record and transcript filed in this case in order to determine if the appeal is, in fact, frivolous. On the basis of that review, we grant counsel's motion to withdraw and find that the requirements of Anders and Bethay, have been met, that no reversible error appears in the record and that any rational trier of fact could have found from the evidence presented at trial that appellant was guilty of the crimes charged beyond a reasonable doubt. See Jackson v. Virginia, 443 U. S. 307 (99 SC 2781, 61 LE2d 560) (1979).
Daniel J. Craig, for appellant.
DECIDED OCTOBER 20, 1983.
Thursday May 21 20:06 EDT


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