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People v. Cowart, A141043

For purposes of Penal Code section 1601(a), which addresses the availability of outpatient medical treatment for a defendant "charged with and found incompetent on a charge of . . . any felony involving death," a defendant who allegedly left the scene of a car accident in violation of Vehicle Code section 20001(a) has not been charged with a "felony involving death" when there are no allegations or evidence that the victim's death resulted from the defendant's flight from the accident scene.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/17/2015
  • Published 07/17/2015


  • Miller


  • California Court of Appeal