No. 70971.

876 S.W.2d 877 (1994)

John Albert BURKS, Appellant, v. The STATE of Texas, Appellee.

Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas, En Banc.

March 9, 1994.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Kenneth L. Ables, Hoagie L. Karels, Waco, for appellant.

John W. Segrest, Dist. Atty., and Ralph T. Strother and Crawford Long, Asst. Dist. Attys., Waco, Robert Huttash, State's Atty., Austin, for State.

Before the court en banc.


WHITE, Judge.

Appellant was convicted of the offense of murder committed in the course of a robbery. See TEX.PENAL CODE ANN. § 19.03(a)(2). In accordance with the jury's affirmative answers to the special issues, his punishment was assessed at death. See TEX. CODE CRIM.PROC.ANN. Art. 37.071(b)(1) and (2). Direct appeal to this Court was automatic. Id., § (h). We will affirm.

In twenty-eight points of error, appellant argues...

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