SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF OF THE APPELTANT STATEMENT OF THE CASE AND FACTS
Appellant, JEFFREY A. MUEHLEMAN, pleaded guilty to murder in the first degree on May 1, 1984. (R631-642)
A penalty trial was conducted before a jury on May 2-6, (R643-1239, 2230-2551) On May 6, 1984, the jury recommended
On June 8 , 1984, Judge Crockett Farnell orally sentenced Muehleman to death, with these comments: (R1340-1341)
It will be the judgment of the law and sen- tence of this Court that Jeffrey A. Muehleman be
that this factor is guilty to
the most mitigating
consider to be a very brutal and defenseless victim.
I won't reiterate the grisly
have already talked on them enough today. after killing Mr. Baughman, the defendant whatever he wished, disposed of the body.
But stole After
a silver birth to
dollar which had a purchase a pack of
date of Mr. cigarettes.
I do not find any remorse in his actions. I find that the aggravating factors in this case far
outweigh any mitigation. ments that Mr. Muehleman
I understand has presented
the state- to the
Court, and I hope that he at peace with himself and
is in truth, in fact, satisfied that his hand
is, faith is in the hand of to have mercy on his soul.
Jeff Muehleman filed his notice of appeal to this Court on June 26, 1984. (R316)