2018 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 11 - General Provisions
Part 1 - Construction
§ 39-11-117. Classification of first degree murder.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 39-11-117 (2018)
  • (a)

    • (1) For the purposes of classification of other offenses, first degree murder is one (1) class above Class A.

    • (2) Attempted first degree murder and conspiracy to commit first degree murder are Class A felonies.

    • (3) Solicitation to commit first degree murder is a Class B felony.

  • (b) For the sole and exclusive purpose of determining the classification of prior offenses under sentencing guidelines, first degree murder is considered a Class A offense.

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