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Chao v. State of Delaware, 475, 2004

Williams v. State, 818 A.2d 906 (Del. 2003), which held that the felony murder statute requires that the murder occur during the course of the felony and that the murder occur to facilitate commission of the felony, applies retroactively.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/20/2007
  • Published 06/25/2007


  • BERGER, Justice., Before STEELE, Chief Justice, HOLLAND, BERGER, JACOBS and RIDGELY, Justices, constituting the Court en Banc.


  • Supreme Court of Delaware


  • For Appellant:
  • Bernard J. O'Donnell, Esquire, Office of Public Defender, Wilmington, Delaware, for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Loren C. Meyers, Esquire, Department of Justice, Wilmington, Delaware, for Appellee.
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