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Old 11 May 2014, 15:57
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If you read the article, the guy mentioned was being charged with manslaughter. After a federal judge dismissed that charge based on statute of limitation concerns, they then decided to use the murder charge.

Originally Posted by Macka View Post
As a general rule, the statute of limitation for a crime is usually comparable to the maximum sentence for said crime. It may vary from state to state as well as the Feds.

In Massachusetts we have a minimum statute of limitations for lower level offenses of 6 years and no limit for murder since the maxim imam sentence is life.
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