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RICHARD LAWTON McLEOD v. STATE OF MARYLAND (access required)

Criminal procedure -- Illegal sentence -- Felony murder In 1992, following a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Richard Lawton McLeod, appellant, though acquitted of first-degree premeditated murder, was convicted of felony murder for the commission of a homicide during an attempted rape. McLeod was thereafter sentenced to life imprisonment without the ...