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18 USC 1120
Murder by an escaped federal prisoner already sentenced to life imprisonment
TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
PART I - CRIMES
CHAPTER 51 - HOMICIDE
Sec. 1120. Murder by escaped prisoners
(a) Definition. - In this section, "Federal correctional institution" and "term of life imprisonment" have the meanings stated in section 1118.
(b) Offense and Penalty. - A person, having escaped from a Federal correctional institution where the person was confined under a sentence for a term of life imprisonment, kills another shall be punished as provided in sections 1111 and 1112.
Source: Office of the Law Revision Counsel, US House of Representatives, "Search the United States Code," www.uscode.house.gov (accessed Sep. 6, 2012)