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NC bill approved clarifies law on murder charge

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Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 12:00 am

RALEIGH — The General Assembly has finalized a bill making clear that North Carolina authorities can charge someone with murder for the death of a child caused by injuries that occurred while in the womb but whose death occurred after delivery.

The House approved the measure unanimously Tuesday, a day after the Senate also agreed to the legislation, which now goes to Gov. Pat McCrory's desk.

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