No. 97CA0035.

997 P.2d 1254 (1999)

The PEOPLE of the State of Colorado, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Samuel V. MANDEZ, Defendant-Appellant.

Colorado Court of Appeals, Div. II.

Rehearing Denied November 18, 1999.

Certiorari Denied May 15, 2000.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ken Salazar, Attorney General, Barbara McDonnell, Chief Deputy Attorney General, Michael E. McLachlan, Solicitor General, Paul Koehler, Assistant Attorney General, Denver, Colorado, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

David F. Vela, Colorado State Public Defender, Kathleen A. Lord, Chief Deputy State Public Defender, Denver, Colorado, for Defendant-Appellant.

Opinion by Judge PLANK.

Defendant, Samuel Mandez, appeals a judgment of conviction entered upon a jury verdict finding him guilty of first degree felony murder. We affirm.

In 1992, when defendant was fourteen years old, a 78-year-old woman who lived alone was severely beaten and her throat was cut, resulting in her death.

During the resulting investigation, the police recovered approximately 40 finger and palm prints from the intact and broken glass...

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