Wash. Rev. Code § 9A.40.020

Current through Chapter 297 of the 2022 Regular Session
Section 9A.40.020 - Kidnapping in the first degree
(1) A person is guilty of kidnapping in the first degree if he or she intentionally abducts another person with intent:
(a) To hold him or her for ransom or reward, or as a shield or hostage; or
(b) To facilitate commission of any felony or flight thereafter; or
(c) To inflict bodily injury on him or her; or
(d) To inflict extreme mental distress on him, her, or a third person; or
(e) To interfere with the performance of any governmental function.
(2) Kidnapping in the first degree is a class A felony.

RCW 9A.40.020

Amended by 2011 c 336,§ 364, eff. 7/22/2011.
1975 1st ex.s. c 260 § 9A.40.020.