2016 Maryland Code
Criminal Law
Title 2 - Homicide
Subtitle 2 - Murder and Manslaughter
§ 2-208. Charging document

MD Crim Law Code § 2-208 (2016) What's This?

(a) Contents. -- An indictment for murder or manslaughter is sufficient if it substantially states:

"(name of defendant) on (date) in (county) feloniously (willfully and with deliberately premeditated malice) killed (and murdered) (name of victim) against the peace, government, and dignity of the State.".

(b) Manner or means of death. -- An indictment for murder or manslaughter, or for being an accessory to murder or manslaughter, need not set forth the manner or means of death.

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