Aggravated Mayhem considers the extreme indifference to the physical or psychological well-being of the victim, and the intentional cause of permanent disability or disfigurement. It is not necessary to prove an intent to kill. Examples of Aggravated Mayhem are kicking a victim after stabbing the victim or taunting the victim after having seriously injured that person or removal of a body part during a kidnapping as an incentive for ransom payment.
What does the prosecutor have to prove?
1. Defendant intentionally caused permanent disability or disfigurement of a person or deprived a person of a limb, organ, or member of his or her body.
2. Defendant acted unlawfully and under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the physical or psychological well-being of another person. [PC 205]
With probation 0-364 days
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