When can a person be charged with murder?
when they commit murder or are involved with the murder such as an accomplice.
Can a person be convicted of attempted murder charged but if the vitims dies can the person then be convicted of murder charges?
A person can only be charged with one type of homicide for each person who was killed. If a pregnant woman was killed and the fetus was at least half term, then there are two homicides with which a person can be charged. Vehicular homicide is typically a less serious offense than murder. If evidence exists that the driver purposely ran over an individual with the intent to kill him, and did kill him, the…
The same steps used to charge someone with any crime is the same for murder. Enough evidence has to be gathered for the person to be charged with it; the person has been arrested and brought before the court for trial. In many states a person must be indicted by a grand jury to be formally charged with murder, but can be arrested and held pending such grand jury indictment.
You can be charged with murder if you kill someone in self defense. You killed someone else. That person is dead. The reason could be first degree murder, second degree murder, voluntary manslaughter, involuntary manslaughter, or self defense. In each case, the other person is dead and you killed him. The only difference is your intent. You can be charged with murder in any case. The trial discovers your intent. A number of murder cases…
If a person is acquitted for attempted murder and the victim is alive at the time can he be charged a 2nd time for murder in the first if they found evidence and a murder weapon after she died?
== == Yes. Due to the discovery of new evidence, a new trial could be held, especially if the victim died later of his or her injuries. However, double jeopardy prevents any person from being charged with the same crime twice. Attempted murder and murder in the first degree are NOT the same crime, and thus double jeopardy does not apply in this situation.
If you are being held for extradition on the felony murder warrant does that mean you have been charged?
Can a person be charged with attempted murder if the victim was already dead when the attempt was made?
Yes, now a day if you have anything to do with the murder of that person, it is possible you could do more time then the actual murderer. If the murderer rats you out den your dead meat. I'm studying law and 15 to 25 years is the minimum amount. well, they should because the other person was stupid enough to listen
Yes it is but technically, even though the actions charged are the same the laws charged have to be different. It has happened that a person has been found innocent of a murder in a state court, but later charged with and found guilty of violating or depriving the victim of his/her civil rights by causing the murder. The action is the same, the murder, but the charges are different. This is actually a very…
If a husband is acquitted for attempted murder and the wife is in hospital in a coma legally the husband has her removed from life support can he be charged with murder with new eviedence?
A person charged with an "open count of murder" typically has been charged with an intentional killing of another person, but the State does not yet know what degree of killing the evidence would eventually prove at trial. New Mexico's homicide laws separate intentional killings into three crimes: First-degree Murder, Second-degree murder, and Voluntary Manslaughter. First-degree murder is further separated into three types: Willful and deliberate murder (what we'd call "premeditated murder"), Felony murder, and…
Difficult to answer simply. No, not in a legal sense. Attempted murder is a completely different offence. Of course the attempted murder of a child IS abuse but the charge is different, it may also be an additional charge. Being charged with child abuse is not the same as being charged with the attempted murder of a child.