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hypothetical assignment, man grabs bag of merchandise from

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hypothetical assignment, man grabs bag of merchandise from shopper. shopper gives chase and dies of heart attack. what is crime that man who stole merchandise should be charged?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  RobertJDFL replied 5 years ago.

Good afternoon, thank you for your question.

 

If the theft of the bag of merchandise is a felony in the jurisdiction, the man could be charged with felony murder for the resulting death, even if he did not intend or anticipate that the person would die.

 

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