People v. ScottAnnotate this Case
Defendant was convicted by a jury of first degree murder of Brenda Gail Kenny with the personal use of a deadly weapon. The jury concluded, as special circumstances, that the murder was committed in the course of burglary and rape. Defendant was also convicted of first degree burglary and assault with a deadly weapon on Colleen Cliff, first degree burglary and two rapes of Regina M., first degree burglary and false imprisonment of Regenia Griffin, first degree burglary and two rapes of Julia K., first degree robbery of Joseph C., attempted murders of Phillip Courtney and Howard Long, and prowling. The jury also made numerous findings supporting weapon enhancements. Defendant was sentenced to death. On appeal, the court addressed pretrial, guilt phase, and penalty phase issues and affirmed the judgment and sentence.