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Ring v Arizona 122 S Ct 2428 2002 Facts of the case On November 28 1994 The body of an armored van driver was found dead inside the vehicle Also there was more than 800000 missing from the van leading police to believe that this was a robbery and homicide case There were no witnesses to the crime except a local bystander who stated that two vehicles a van and a red truck were speeding down the road earlier that day and had neglected to stop at the intersection where there is a stop sign posted Based on a tip police were able to locate the red pickup truck and its owner Timothy Ring Police then listened to Timothy Rings phone conversations and quickly learned that he was involved with both the robbery and shooting In the following days police obtained a warrant and conducted a search of Timothy Rings home They discovered a rifle and a bag full of cash in the amount of 271681 They also recovered a letter with 575995 written on the inside This amount when added to the amount of cash recovered added up to the same amount that had been stolen from the armored van A jury found Ring guilty of murder occurring during an armed robbery This decision was based on the evidence obtained by the police In Arizona this is a capital offence The prosecutions case had no evidence that identified Ring as the shooter However under Arizona law at that time a judge alone was required to determine the presence or absence of aggravating factors for imposition of the death penalty During the sentencing phase the judge heard testimony from one of Rings accomplices who placed all the blame on Ring He said that Ring had not only planned out the robbery but he was also the one who had shot the driver of the armored van The judge then found beyond a reasonable doubt
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