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21-701.12.


21-701.12.
   
   Aggravating circumstances shall be:
   
   1. The defendant was previously convicted of a felony involving the
   use or threat of violence to the person;
   
   2. The defendant knowingly created a great risk of death to more than
   one person;
   
   3. The person committed the murder for remuneration or the promise of
   remuneration or employed another to commit the murder for remuneration
   or the promise of remuneration;
   
   4. The murder was especially heinous, atrocious, or cruel;
   
   5. The murder was committed for the purpose of avoiding or preventing
   a lawful arrest or prosecution;
   
   6. The murder was committed by a person while serving a sentence of
   imprisonment on conviction of a felony;
   
   7. The existence of a probability that the defendant would commit
   criminal acts of violence that would constitute a continuing threat to
   society; or
   
   8. The victim of the murder was a peace officer as defined by Section
   99 of Title 21 of the Oklahoma Statutes, or guard of an institution
   under the control of the Department of Corrections, and such person
   was killed while in performance of official duty.
   

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