As seen on:
1610 Southern Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL
Board Certified Criminal Trial Specialist
In Florida, Murder in the First Degree may arise in three ways:
1. The perpetration of an unlawful killing from a premeditated design;
2. A killing by a person participating in the perpetration of, or attempt to perpetrate, and “enumerated: felony; and
3. The distribution of certain controlled substances, or their preparation by an adult, where the drug proximately causes the death of the user.
This can be found in Fla. Stat. Section 783.04(1).