First Degree Murder Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of First Degree Murder, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is First Degree Murder?

(n) First Degree Murder is the killing of human beings deliberately with a pre-plan while doing another crime, or felony etc. Ex. Killing the victim of the rape, killing the guard while looting the bank.