2017 Vermont Statutes
Title 13 - Crimes and Criminal Procedure
Chapter 53 - Homicide
§ 2301 Murder-Degrees defined

Universal Citation: 13 V.S.A. § 2301

§ 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.)

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