May 28, 2013
GILES W. WITHERSPOON, Petitioner,
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, et al., Respondents.
CYNTHIA M. RUFE, District Judge.
AND NOW, this 28th day of May 2013, after a careful and independent review of the Amended Report and Recommendation (Doc. No. 14), Petitioner's Objections (Doc. Nos. 15, 16), and the entire record in this case, and for the reasons stated in the Opinion filed this day, it is hereby ORDERED as follows:
1. Petitioner's Objections are OVERRULED;
2. The Amended Report and Recommendation is APPROVED and ADOPTED;
3. The Petition (Doc. No. 5) is DENIED; and
4. A Certificate of Appealability SHALL NOT ISSUE.
The Clerk of Court is directed to CLOSE this case.
It is so ORDERED.