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Death of the accused pending appeal of his conviction extinguishes his criminal liability as well as the civil liability based solely thereon.

Given Paniterce’s death, we are now faced with the question of the effect of such death on the present appeal. Paniterce’s death onAugust 22, 2009, during the pendency of his appeal, extinguished not only his criminal liabilities for the rape … Continue reading

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