Cindy Sanders #24796


Defendant was indicted on four counts on February 22nd, 1990, Count I was Aggravated Murder by  calculation during a Kidnapping, Count II was Aggravated Murder while committing Kidnapping, Count III  was  Aggravated Murder by calculation while committing Aggravated Robbery. Pursuant to a written waiver and plea  bargain with the prosecution, the defendant was offered a plea to Aggravated  Murder with calculation and by Bill  of Information, Aggravated Robbery. Defendant entered a plea on June 1, 1990 and was found guilty of Aggravated  Murder receiving a sentence of twenty (20) years to life, concurrent with an  indeterminate term of not less than five (5) years and not more than twenty-five (25) years on the charge of Aggravated Robbery.

From that conviction defendant appealed, after the Court of Appeals granted her motion for a Delayed Appeal. Appellants Post-Conviction action was filed September 1996, with  judgement entry being held until a  decision was rendered from the Court of Appeals on said motion. On March 10th, 1997, opinion was filed in the  Court of Appeals rendering Delayed Appeal overruled.

On July 29th, 1997, decision and entry was filed in the Madison County Court of Common Pleas, denying post-conviction hearing thus granting prosecutors motion to dismiss. Defendant appealed from that  judgement to the Court of Appeals, Twelfth Appellate District, judgement being affirmed on March  l6th,1998.



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