Lynching- Assault and Battery by a Mob

Lynching- Assault and Battery by a Mob

ASSAULT & BATTERY BY A MOB – FIRST DEGREE

Exempt Felony Code §16-3-210(B)
CDR Code 3431

Elements Of The Offense:

1. That a person’s death resulted from the violence inflicted upon him by a mob, and
2. That the accused was a member of that mob.

Note:

A mob is defined in §16-3-230 as an assemblage of two or more persons, without color or authority of law, gathered together for the premeditated purpose and with the premeditated intent of committing violence upon another.

Penalty:

Imprisonment for not less than 30 years.

ASSAULT & BATTERY BY A MOB – SECOND DEGREE

Class B Felony Code §16-3-220(C)
CDR Code 3432

Elements Of The Offense:

1. That the mob did commit an act of violence upon the body of another person, causing serious bodily injury, and
2. That the accused did participate as a member of said mob so engaged.

Penalty:

Imprisonment for not less than 3 years nor more than 25 years.

ASSAULT & BATTERY BY A MOB – THIRD DEGREE

Class C Misdemeanor Code §16-3-210(D)
CDR Code 3433

Elements of the Offense:

1. That the mob did commit an act of violence upon the body of another person, resulting in bodily injury.
2. That the accused did participate as a member of said mob so engaged.

Penalty:

Imprisonment for not more than 1 year.

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