Jim Hochberg, Esq. has submitted testimony in favor of a bill (SB 2027) that would amend provisions relating to first degree murder. This bill adds a person commits the offense of first degree murder if the person knowingly or intentionally causes the death of another person that is less than fourteen years old or pregnant with a viable fetus. Adds a person commits the offense of first degree murder if the murder was especially heinous, atrocious, or cruel manifesting exceptional depravity.
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