Mr. Peterson was convicted of the first-degree murder of Roy Andrews, who was beaten and fatally shot in 2005. The jury voted 7-5 to recommend a death sentence and the trial court condemned him to death. This Court upheld his sentence on direct appeal and Mr. Peterson filed a post-conviction challenge in the trial court. It was denied and this appeal followed.
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