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Appellant Demarcus Graves was convicted of malice murder and related offenses in connection with the 2011 shooting death of Samuel Landers. Graves appealed his convictions on the grounds that the evidence was insufficient, that the trial court improperly admitted similar transaction evidence, and that he was entitled to a mistrial after the State elicited improper character evidence. The Supreme Court found no merit to these contentions, however, the Court did find error in certain aspects of Graves’ sentences. The Court vacated and remanded for resentencing.