Docket No. S004706. Crim. No. 25187.

2 Cal.4th 1198 (1992)

831 P.2d 1210

9 Cal. Rptr.2d 628

THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. STEPHEN DeSANTIS, Defendant and Appellant.

Supreme Court of California.

July 13, 1992.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case


Fern M. Laethem, State Public Defender, under appointment by the Supreme Court, Musawwir Spiegel, Sandra Gillies and Jay Colangelo, Deputy State Public Defenders, for Defendant and Appellant.

John K. Van de Kamp and Daniel E. Lungren, Attorneys General, Richard B. Iglehart, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Arnold O. Overoye, Assistant Attorney General, Ward A. Campbell and Michael J. Weinberger, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.



A jury convicted defendant of the first degree murder of Edward Davies (Pen. Code, § 187).1 The jury specially found that defendant personally and intentionally committed the murder with premeditation and deliberation. The jury found that the murder was committed during a burglary, a special circumstance (§ 190.2, subds. (a)(17)(vii) & (b)), and during a robbery, also a special...

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