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12. Double Jeopardy, 5th Am. 3. Particular crimes 45. WI Court of Appeals A. Multiplicity C. Unpublished Opinions k. Reckless homicide

Acquittal on felony homicide doesn’t preclude 2nd degree reckless homicide charge

State v. Andreal Washington, 2018AP1254-CR, 7/9/19, District 1 (not recommended for publication); case activity (including briefs) A jury acquitted Washington of the felony murder of Williams. Then the State charged him with 2nd degree reckless homicide. Washington moved to dismiss on double jeopardy grounds. The circuit court denied the motion, and the court of appeals […]
Source: WI Public Defenders – On Point
Acquittal on felony homicide doesn’t preclude 2nd degree reckless homicide charge