Murder

There are two degrees of Murder. The degree is determined by elements such as how the death is caused and the intent and state of mind of the defendant.

  • Intentionally causing the death of someone
  • Recklessly creating a grave risk of death to someone, and with a depraved indifference to human life, causing his death
  • Causing the death of someone while committing or attempting to commit certain specified felonies, or
  • Recklessly creating a grave risk of serious physical injury or death to someone less than eleven years old, and with a depraved indifference to human life, causing his death.
  • Intentionally causing the death of a police officer, peace officer, employee of a correctional facility, witness to a crime, someone pursuant to an agreement, or someone while committing or attempting to commit certain specified felonies.

Aggravated Murder

There are two degrees of Murder. The degree is determined by elements such as how the death is caused and the intent and state of mind of the defendant.

Intentionally causing the death of a police officer, peace officer, or an employee of a correctional facility.

 
 

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