That’s What is Known As Felony Murder

He thought he was committing home-invasion, but but he ended up being charged with murder. Homeowner shoots and kills suspected burglar | WHAS11.com

Police say 23-year-old Aaron McDuffie and another person kicked in the door and broke into a home… .

Once inside, the homeowner, shot at McDuffie and the other suspect, hitting and killing the other man.

The arrested McDuffie shortly after, and charged him with murder.

A local attorney explained to us that McDuffie is charged with the murder because he and the man who was killed were in the middle of committing a crime they knew could put their lives at risk.

Because reporters who cover the crime beat can’t be expected to know things like this. They are journalism majors after all, not engineers or lawyers.

Note: I am not a lawyer, and I don’t play one on TV.

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