Murder is defines as the unlawful killing of a human being. Murder in the first degree constitutes a capital felony. The unlawful killing of a human being, when perpetrated by any act imminently dangerous to another and evincing a deprecated mind regardless of human like, although without any premeditated design, is murder in the second degree and constitutes a felony of the first degree.
Murder of the third degree constitutes a felony of the second degree. Murder of the third degree involves a violent act or an act dangerous to human life which is a violation of the criminal laws of this state or of the United States.
In Florida, murder in the first degree is punishable by either life imprisonment or the death sentence. Murder of the second degree is punishable by a prison sentence for a term of years nor exceeding life.
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