Idaho Aggravating Factors For Capital Punishment

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(1)The murder was especially heinous, atrocious, cruel or depraved (or involved torture)
(2) The capital offense was committed during the commission of, attempt of, or escape from a specified felony (such as robbery, kidnapping, rape, sodomy, arson, oral copulation, train wrecking, carjacking, criminal gang activity, drug dealing, or aircraft piracy)
(3) The defendant knowingly created a grave risk of death for one or more persons in addition to the victim of the offense
(4) The defendant committed or attempted to commit more than one murder at the same time
(5) The murder was committed for pecuniary gain or pursuant to an agreement that the defendant would receive something of value
(6) 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
(7)The defendant is a future danger
(8) The defendant has been convicted of, or committed, a prior murder, a felony involving violence, or other serious felony
(9) The victim was a government employee, including peace officers, police officers, federal agents, firefighters, judges, jurors, defense attorneys, and prosecutors, in the course of his or her duties
(10)The murder was committed against a witness or potential witness in a criminal or civil legal proceeding because of such proceeding
(11)The defendant knowingly or purposely and without lawful authority restrained another person by either secreting or holding in a place of isolation or by using or threatening to use physical force
(12)The defendant sexually abused or exploited a child under 16 years of age

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