Washington

Code Section
10.95.010, et seq.; 10.95.180; 9.82.01

Allowed
Yes

Effect of Incapacity
Mitigating factor; exempt from execution of mentally retarded

Minimum Age
No minimum age

Non-homicidal
Treason

Capital Homicide
Law enforcement officer, corrections officer or firefighter in performance of official duties; offender escaped from confinement; offender in custody as consequence of felony conviction; agreement for money or value; contracted; obtain, maintain or advance position in organization; during course of or as a result of shooting from or near a motor vehicle used as a transport; victim was member or former member of criminal justice system (judge, attorney, juror, parole officer, etc.) related to their official duties; committed to conceal crime or identity of person committing crime; multiple victims; in connection with robbery, rape, burglary, kidnapping, arson; victim was news reporter and committed to obstruct investigation, research or reporting activities; victim had court order against defendant; victim and defendant were of same household and within 5 years harassment or criminal assault had occurred 3 or more times

Method of Execution
Lethal injection or hanging at election of defendant


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