No. 79493.

687 N.E.2d 892 (1997)

178 Ill.2d 215

227 Ill.Dec. 410

The PEOPLE of the State of Illinois, Appellee, v. Christopher THOMAS, Appellant

Supreme Court of Illinois.

Rehearing Denied December 1, 1997.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Charles M. Schiedel, State Appellate Defender, Sup. Ct. Unit, Allen H. Andrews, Asst. State Appellate Defender, Springfield, for Christopher Thomas.

Jim Ryan, Atty. Gen., Criminal Appeals Div., Chicago, State's Attorney, Lake County, Waukegan, for the People.

Justice NICKELS delivered the opinion of the court:

After a jury trial in the circuit court of Lake County, defendant, Christopher Thomas, was convicted of murder arising from the shooting death of Rafael Gasgonia. Defendant waived a jury for his capital sentencing hearing. The trial judge found defendant eligible for the death penalty based upon the statutory aggravating factor that the murder occurred during the course of a felony. 720 ILCS 5/9-1(b)(6) (West 1994...

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