Arizona Revised Statutes Title 13. Criminal Code § 13-106. Death of convicted defendant;  dismissal of appellate and postconviction proceedings

A. On a convicted defendant's death, the court shall dismiss any pending appeal or postconviction proceeding.

B. A convicted defendant's death does not abate the defendant's criminal conviction or sentence of imprisonment or any restitution, fine or assessment imposed by the sentencing court.


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