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Kansas Capital Punishment Laws

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Code Section 21-3401; 21-3436; 21-3439, 21-4624 et seq.; 22-4001
Is Capital Punishment Allowed?Yes
Effect of Defendant's IncapacitySuspend sentence
Minimum Age18
Available for Crimes Other than Homicide?None
Definition of Capital HomicideMurder 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 ExecutionLethal injection

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