Discussion 1
Frankie and Frannie decide to rob a local convenience store. The both have guns, but agree that the guns won’t be loaded and will just be used to scare people at the store. During the robbery, an elderly customer has a heart attack and dies.
Give a brief explanation of the idea behind a felony-murder statute – what is the charge meant to do? Look up the felony-murder statute for California State. How might it apply to this scenario? Do you agree with the idea behind a felony-murder statute? Explain.
Note: Your main post should be at least 250 words long. Please do not cut and paste a large section of the statute in your post — please just quote the relevant elements from the definition of the crime. Please use Chapter 9 I attached to answer the question and include 2-3 credible references cited in APA.