A person who: (1) knowingly or intentionally kills another human being; (2) kills another human being while committing or attempting to commit arson, burglary, child molesting, consumer product tampering, criminal deviate conduct (under IC 35-42-4-2 before its repeal), kidnapping, rape, robbery, human trafficking, promotion of human labor trafficking, promotion of human sexual trafficking, promotion of child sexual trafficking, promotion of sexual trafficking of a younger child, child sexual trafficking, or carjacking (before its repeal); (3) kills another human being while committing or attempting to commit: (A) dealing in or manufacturing cocaine or a narcotic drug (IC 35-48-4-1 ); (B) dealing in methamphetamine (IC 35-48-4-1.1 ); (C) manufacturing methamphetamine (IC 35-48-4-1.2 ); (D) dealing in a schedule I, II, or III controlled substance (IC 35-48-4-2 ); (E) dealing in a schedule IV controlled substance (IC 35-48-4-3 ); or (F) dealing in a schedule V controlled substance; or (4) except as provided in section 6.5 of this chapter, knowingly or intentionally kills a fetus in any stage of development;
commits murder, a felony.
Amended by P.L. 215-2018SP1,SEC. 16, eff. 7/1/2018.
Amended by P.L. 203-2018,SEC. 1, eff. 7/1/2018.
Amended by P.L. 144-2018,SEC. 18, eff. 7/1/2018.
Amended by P.L. 252-2017,SEC. 10, eff. 7/1/2017.
Amended by P.L. 168-2014, SEC. 65, eff. 7/1/2014.
Amended by P.L. 214-2013, SEC. 35, eff. 7/1/2014.
Amended by P.L. 158-2013, SEC. 410, eff. 7/1/2014.
As added by Acts1976 , P.L. 148, SEC.2. Amended by Acts1977 , P.L. 340, SEC.25; P.L. 326-1987, SEC.2; P.L. 296-1989, SEC.1; P.L. 230-1993, SEC.2; P.L. 261-1997, SEC.3; P.L. 17-2001, SEC.15; P.L. 151-2006, SEC.16; P.L. 173-2006, SEC.51; P.L. 1-2007, SEC.230.