State v. Kiles

In State v. Kiles, 175 Ariz. 358, 857 P.2d 1212 (Ariz. 1993), the defendant was convicted on three counts of first degree murder and two counts of child abuse for an attack upon his girlfriend and her two children, ages five and nine months. 857 P.2d at 1216. He received 22 years for the child abuse convictions and the death penalty for each of the first degree murder convictions. 857 P.2d at 1215. The defendant shot the three victims after arguing with his girlfriend over money and drugs. Id. The Supreme Court of Arizona upheld the convictions and sentences.