From ABC7, where you can read the full story:

In Maryland, felony murder occurs when someone is killed while a felony crime like robbery is being committed.

For example, if a getaway driver hits and kills a pedestrian while fleeing the scene of a crime, they are guilty of felony murder under current law.

Democratic Delegate Charlotte Cruchfield is looking to change that with her Youth Accountability and Safety Act, or House Bill 1180. Crutchfield wants that to apply to anyone under the age of 25.

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