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Delaware Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

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Code SectionTit. 11 §205(a), (b), (h), (c), (e), (i)
FeloniesMurder, attempt to commit murder, Class A felony, attempt to commit Class A felony: none; others: 5 yrs. unless forensic DNA evidence, then 10 yrs.; any offense which includes forgery, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, theft or misapplication of property, misconduct in public office: additional 3 yrs.; any sexual offense where victim was under 18 yrs. of age
MisdemeanorsClass A: 3 yrs.; others: 2 yrs.
Acts During Which Statute Does Not RunFleeing or hiding from justice action commenced

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