Daily Court Reporter - News Psychological harm can be considered in kidnapping sentence
Psychological harm can be considered in kidnapping sentence
Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio
The Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently in kidnapping cases, when considering whether the victim was released in a safe place unharmed—a factor that reduces the level of the offense—a jury can consider both physical and psychological harm to the victim. The opinion today affirmed a Cleveland taxi driver’s first-degree felony kidnapping conviction.
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Date Published: September 28, 2017