Murder is the unlawful premeditated killing of one human by another.

First degree murder is when the defendant makes a clear-headed decision to kill the victim.

Second degree murder is when someone intentionally kills someone else without planning to do so in advance.

Felony murder is a consequence of the other defense.

Punishments for murder usually depend on the case. It typically results in the death penalty or life in prison without parole.

Statistically, the average murderer is a white male. Over 90% of murderers are male. They are in between the ages of 20 and 30.

Al Capone
Charles Manson
Adam Lanza
James Holmes
Jeffrey Dahmer

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