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2007-UP-335 - State v. Singletary

THIS OPINION HAS NO PRECEDENTIAL VALUE.  IT SHOULD NOT BE CITED OR RELIED ON AS
PRECEDENT IN ANY PROCEEDING EXCEPT AS PROVIDED BY RULE 239(d)(2), SCACR.

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State, Respondent,

v.

Matthew L. Singletary, Appellant.


Appeal From Florence County
 James E. Brogdon, Jr., Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2007-UP-335
Submitted June 1, 2007 – Filed June 28, 2007   


APPEAL DISMISSED


Deputy Chief Attorney for Capital Appeals Robert M. Dudek , of Columbia, for Appellant.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster

Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh

Assistant Deputy Attorney General Donald J. Zelenka, of Columbia, Edgar Lewis Clements, III , of Florence, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  Matthew Singletary was convicted of murder, kidnapping, and criminal conspiracy.  The trial court sentenced him to sixty years imprisonment for murder, thirty years for kidnapping, and five years imprisonment for criminal conspiracy. On appeal, counsel for appellant has filed a final brief along with a petition to be relieved as counsel.  Appellant has filed a pro se response.          After a thorough review of the record pursuant to Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967) and State v. Williams, 305 S.C. 116, 406 S.E.2d 357 (1991), we dismiss the appeal and grant counsel's petition to be relieved.[1]

APPEAL DISMISSED.

STILWELL, SHORT, and WILLIAMS, JJ., concur.


[1] We decide this case without oral argument pursuant to Rule 215, SCACR.