What is felony murder?
States have multiple murder laws. Typically, the type of murder charge depends on the circumstances and evidence available in a case. Felony murder is a special type of charge. It is much different from other murder charges. The Springfield News-Leader explains felony murder occurs when a person is involved in felony activity that results in […]Read More
How does Missouri treat first-degree murder?
First-degree murder is a class A felony in Missouri, for which the penalty upon conviction can be either death or life imprisonment without the possibility of parole or probation. The only exception to the death penalty is if the defendant was under 18 years old at the time he or she committed the murder. Under […]Read More