18-4001, et seq.; 19-2515, et seq.; 19-2701, et seq.
Effect of Incapacity
If as result of mortal disease or defect a person lacks capacity to understand proceedings against him, he cannot be tried, convicted, sentenced or punished so long as incapacity endures; if pregnant, time period after no longer pregnant.
No minimum age
Kidnapping in the 1st degree unless prior to imposition of sentence victim is liberated unharmed
Murder committed by person guilty of a previous conviction of another murder; knowingly created great risk of death;committed for remuneration; especially heinous, atrocious or cruel; circumstances show utter disregard for human life; murder of 1st degree with specific intent to cause death; propensity to commit murder, i.e., a continuing threat to society; murder of former/present peace officer, judicial officer, executive officer, officer of the court, fireman, prosecuting attorney for reasons relating to the performance of their official duties; murder of witness in criminal or civil proceeding; murder committed during perpetration of arson, rape, robbery, burglary, kidnapping or mayhem and defendant killed, intended to kill, or acted with reckless indifference to human life; murder while escaping or attempting to escape from a penal institution
Method of Execution
Lethal injection; firing squad if lethal injection not possible