No. 79-09-33288; CA 18469.

632 P.2d 26 (1981)

53 Or.App. 355

STATE of Oregon, Respondent, v. Steven Craig BENFIELD, Appellant.

Court of Appeals of Oregon.

Decided August 3, 1981.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gary D. Babcock, Public Defender, and J. Marvin Kuhn, Chief Deputy Public Defender, Salem, filed the brief for appellant.

Dave Frohnmayer, Atty. Gen., William F. Gary, Sol. Gen., and Stephen F. Peifer, Asst. Atty. Gen., Salem, filed the brief for respondent.


RICHARDSON, Presiding Judge.

Defendant was convicted of murder, ORS 163.115(1)(a), felony murder, ORS 163.115(1)(b) and robbery in the first degree, ORS 164.415. All three charges arose out of a single incident wherein the victim was killed during a robbery. The court merged all three convictions and imposed a sentence of life imprisonment with a 25-year minimum term of incarceration pursuant to ORS 163.115(5). Defendant appeals, contending that a photograph of the...

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