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Can a person be convicted of attempted murder charged but if the vitims dies can the person then be convicted of murder charges?


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January 15, 2009 7:40PM

If that person dies due to the injuries cause from the attempted murder then you can be charged with murder. But if you are convicted of attempted murder prior to that, double jeopardy would prevent you from being convicted of murder