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The majority of jurisdictions which have considered the question have concluded that 'attempted felony murder' is not a crime. See, e.g., People v. Franklyn, 157 Cal.App.3d 518, 203 Cal.Rptr. 813, 824 (1984); People v. Viser, 62 Ill.2d 568, 343 N.E.2d 903, 910 (1975); Head v. State, 443 N.E.2d 44, 51 (Ind.1982); State v. Darby, 200 N.J.Super. 327, 491 A.2d 733, 736 (1984), cert. denied, 101 N.J. 226, 501 A.2d 905 (1985); State v. Price, 104 N.M. 703, 726 P.2d 857 (1986); People v. Hassin, 48 A.D.2d 705, 368 N.Y.S.2d 253, 254 (1975); Commonwealth v. Griffin, 310 Pa.Super. 39, 456 A.2d 171, 177-78 (1983); State v. Maestas, 652 P.2d 903, 904 (Utah 1982). In People v. Viser, supra, 343 N.E.2d at 910, the Supreme Court of Illinois said: 'There can be no felony murder where there has been no death, and the felony murder ingredient of the offense of murder cannot be made the basis of an indictment charging attempted murder. Moreover, the offense of attempt requires an 'intent to commit a specific offense', while the distinctive characteristic of felony murder is that it does not involve an intention to kill. There is no such criminal offense as ...

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