Anyone charged with any sort of crime in Georgia needs to present a solid defense in order to stand a chance of achieving the best possible outcome to their case. This is everyone's right, along with the presumption of innocence. T
If someone is accused of a felony, during the course of which someone else is killed, the defendant can be accused of felony murder. There are various felonies from which this charge could stem, including arson, burglary, rape, kidnapping and robbery.
Atlanta police have arrested a suspect in the slaying of an Atlanta bar owner who was scheduled to testify in a criminal trial. She was scheduled to testify in the upcoming trial of a man charged with killing one of the employees in her bar. The case raises interesting issues about criminal defense.