2020 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30 - Criminal Offenses
Article 2 - Homicide
Section 30-2-8 - When homicide is excusable or justifiable defendant to be acquitted.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 30-2-8 (2020)

Whenever any person is prosecuted for a homicide, and upon his trial the killing shall be found to have been excusable or justifiable, the jury shall find such person not guilty and he shall be discharged.

History: 1953 Comp., § 40A-2-9, enacted by Laws 1963, ch. 303, § 2-9.

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