18 U.S. Code § 1120 - Murder by escaped prisoners

(a) Definition.— In this section, “Federal correctional institution” and “term of life imprisonment” have the meanings stated in section 1118.
(b) Offense and Penalty.— A person, having escaped from a Federal correctional institution where the person was confined under a sentence for a term of life imprisonment, kills another shall be punished as provided in sections 1111 and 1112.


(Added Pub. L. 103–322, title VI, § 60012(a),Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 1973; amended Pub. L. 104–294, title VI, § 601(c)(2),Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3499.)

1996—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 104–294substituted “Federal correctional institution” for “Federal prison”.

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