Kansas Capital Punishment Laws
|Code Section||21-3401; 21-3436; 21-3439, 21-4624 et seq.; 22-4001|
|Is Capital Punishment Allowed?||Yes|
|Effect of Defendant's Incapacity||Suspend sentence|
|Available for Crimes Other than Homicide?||None|
|Definition of Capital Homicide||Murder committed in the commission of, attempt to commit, or in flight from an inherently dangerous felony, including: kidnapping, robbery, rape, burglary, theft, child abuse, sodomy, arson, treason; murder committed for hire or hiring one to commit murder; murder committed while defendant is in custody of correctional institution; murder of law enforcement officer; of multiple persons; of child under 14 in commission of kidnapping|
|Method of Execution||Lethal injection|
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