TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-23
Homicide

SECTION 11-23-4


§ 11-23-4 Joinder of murder count with count for concealment of birth.

Any woman, who shall be indicted or charged by information for the murder of her infant child born out of wedlock, may also be charged in the same indictment or information with either or both of the offenses mentioned in § 11-18-4, and if, upon trial, the jury shall acquit her on the charge of murder and find her guilty of the other offenses, or either of them, judgment and sentence may be awarded against her accordingly.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 281, § 11; G.L. 1909, ch. 347, § 11; G.L. 1923, ch. 399, § 11; P.L. 1926, ch. 858, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 610, § 11; G.L. 1956, § 11-23-4; P.L. 1974, ch. 118, § 5.)