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Failing to Stop Requires No Accident (access required)

Defendant convicted of second degree murder is not entitled to reversal of his jury trial conviction for failing to stop after an accident, the Court of Appeals says; Va. Code § 46.2-894 primarily benefits injured victims and does not require proving  accidental or unintentional actions. One night in December, defendant took victim to buy drugs and ...

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