March 5, 2015
Cornelius Baker v. State; Cornelius Baker v. Julie L. Jones, etc.
Case Number(s):
SC13-2331, SC14-873
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Mr. Baker was convicted of the first-degree murder of Elizabeth Uptagrafft, who was
fatally shot in 2007. The jury voted 9-3 to recommend a death sentence and he was
condemned to death. This Court upheld his sentence on direct appeal and Mr. Baker
filed a postconviction challenge in trial court. It was denied and this appeal followed.