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Starling v. State of Delaware, 554, 2005; 556, 2005

Defendant's death sentence for murders is affirmed where the death sentence for defendant for each murder conviction was not imposed either arbitrarily or capriciously, and was not disproportionate to the sentences imposed in other first degree murder cases that have proceeded to a penalty hearing pursuant to the Delaware death penalty statute.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/24/2006
  • Published 07/27/2006


  • HOLLAND, Justice., Before STEELE, Chief Justice, HOLLAND, BERGER, JACOBS and RIDGELY, Justices, constituting the Court en Banc.


  • Supreme Court of Delaware


  • For Appellant:
  • Bernard J. O'Donnell, Esquire, Office of the Public Defender, Wilmington, Delaware, for appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Paul R. Wallace, Esquire, Department of Justice, Wilmington, Delaware, for appellee.
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