Nebraska Aggravating Factors For Capital Punishment

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(1)The murder was especially heinous, atrocious, cruel or depraved (or involved torture)
(2) The defendant knowingly created a grave risk of death for one or more persons in addition to the victim of the offense
(3) The defendant committed or attempted to commit more than one murder at the same time
(4) The murder was committed for pecuniary gain or pursuant to an agreement that the defendant would receive something of value
(5) The defendant caused or directed another to commit murder, or the defendant procured the commission of the offense by payment, promise of payment, or anything of pecuniary value
(6) The murder was committed to avoid or prevent arrest, to effect an escape, or to conceal the commission of a crime
(7) The capital offense was committed to interfere with the lawful exercise of any government function or the enforcement of the laws
(8) The offender was previously convicted of another murder or a crime involving the use of threat of violence to the person, or has a substantial history of serious assaultive or terrorizing criminal activity
(9)The victim was a law enforcement officer or a public servant having custody of the offender or another in the lawful performance of his or her duties

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