Barbara J. Pariente Charles T. Canady death penalty/capital punishment Florida Supreme Court James E. C. Perry Jorge Labarga Leslie T. Campbell Martin McClain Peggy A. Quince R. Fred Lewis Ricky Polston WFSU-TV Supreme Court
Mr. Anderson was convicted of the first-degree murder of his stepdaughter, Keinya Smith, who was fatally run over in 1994. The jury voted 8-4 to recommend a death sentence and he was condemned to death. This Court upheld his sentence on direct appeal and Mr. Anderson filed a postconviction challenge in trial court. It was denied and this appeal followed.
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