No. 45S00-9708-PD-460.

729 N.E.2d 102 (2000)

Obadyah BEN-YISRAYL, f/k/a Christopher Peterson, Appellant (Petitioner Below), v. STATE of Indiana, Appellee (Respondent Below).

Supreme Court of Indiana.

May 25, 2000.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Susan K. Carpenter, Public Defender of Indiana, Steven H. Schutte, Emily Mills Hawk, Deputy Public Defenders, Indianapolis, Indiana, Attorneys for Appellant.

Karen Freeman-Wilson, Attorney General of Indiana, Arthur Thaddeus Perry, Deputy Attorney General, Indianapolis, Indiana, Attorneys for Appellee.

SHEPARD, Chief Justice.

Appellant Obadyah Ben-Yisrayl, formerly known as Christopher D. Peterson, was convicted of two counts of murder for killing Ilija (Eli) and George Balovski in their tailor shop in Gary, Indiana. The jury found him guilty, and the trial court imposed the death penalty. Ben-Yisrayl appealed his convictions and sentence, and we affirmed. Peterson v. State, 674 N.E.2d 528

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