Quantcast
Home / Opinion Digests / Criminal Law / Caregiver’s Felony Murder Conviction Upheld (access required)

Caregiver’s Felony Murder Conviction Upheld (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms convictions of felony murder and abuse or neglect of an incapacitated adult, for defendant, who was the sole caregiver for a 77-year old incapacitated woman who died of severe malnutrition and dehydration. Virginia Code § 18.2-369 says that it is unlawful for any responsible person to abuse or neglect any incapacitated ...