Legal Question in Criminal Law in Kentucky

wanton in murder

One of my family members is charged with wanton in murder. Could you tell me what that means and what years this charge has if convicted?

Asked on 6/23/07, 4:20 am

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Daniel Hancock Hancock Law Office
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Re: wanton in murder

Do you mean wreckless homocide? If so, that's a D felony and carries 1-5 years. If you mean wanton endangerment, that's a D felony also, with the same penalty. Otherwise I don't know what you are asking.

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Answered on 6/23/07, 8:27 am

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