Definitions for "Felony Murder"
The rule whereby a death associated with a violent felony, usually rape, burglary, or robbery, is murder even if there was no specific intent to murder.
a special class of criminal homicide whereby an offender may be charged with first-degree murder whenever his or her criminal activity results in another person’s death.
The rule that if any person is killed during a felony, the criminal can be charged with murder.