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April 7, 2016
Clemente Aguirre-Jarquin v. State & Clemente Aguirre-Jarquin v Julie L. Jones, etc.
Mr. Aguirre-Jarquin was convicted of the first-degree murders of Cheryl Williams and her mother, Carol Bareis, who were fatally stabbed in 2004. The jury voted 7-5 to
recommend a death sentence for the murder of Ms. Williams and 9-3 to recommend a death sentence for the murder of Ms. Bareis. The trial court condemned him to death and this Court upheld his sentences on direct appeal. Mr. Aguirre-Jarquin filed a postconviction challenge in trial court and it was denied. This appeal followed.