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Title 13: Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 53: HOMICIDE

13 V.S.A. § 2301. Murder-Degrees defined



§ 2301. Murder-Degrees defined

Murder committed by means of poison, or by lying in wait, or by wilful, deliberate and premeditated killing, or committed in perpetrating or attempting to perpetrate arson, sexual assault, aggravated sexual assault, robbery or burglary, shall be murder in the first degree. All other kinds of murder shall be murder in the second degree. (Amended 1983, No. 28, § 1.)