(a) 1 In General.—A person who, in the course of an offense under this chapter, or section 1591, 2251, 2251A, 2260, 2421, 2422, 2423, or 2425, murders an individual, shall be punished by death or imprisoned for any term of years or for life.

Terms Used In 18 USC 2245

  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 1 USC 8