This article will address the individuals present in the home and the events surrounding the death of Sam Keating to see if anyone actually got away with murder. The remainder of the article will outline the details surrounding Sam’s death and will address the Felony Murder Rule and accomplice liability. The point of this article is not to make determinative decisions of how a court would rule. Rather, this will address the characters in question based on relevant case law and the Pennsylvania Code of Crimes. The individuals and potential charges would be subject to prosecutorial discretion and reasonable minds may differ about the charges applicable to each individual.
Who Got Away With Murder? An Analysis and Discussion About the Death of Sam Keating in Season 1 of ABC’s “How to Get Away With Murder”,
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